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    Pricecheck: Dodgy 4870 X2

    Bit of a weird one this, no idea myself.

    My 4870 X2 is causing BSOD crashes in Windows, but not in safe mode. So something's definitely up with it, but I'm not exactly sure what. More specific info here: http://forums.hexus.net/help-technic...ml#post1961066

    It doesn't seem to be heat related, and I've tried replacing the thermal paste.

    So if I were to sell it as faulty, what do you think would be a fair price? It's not as if it's completely bust, but I can't sell it as working. Hopefully someone can resurrect it.

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    Re: Pricecheck: Dodgy 4870 X2

    £20 and ill pay now .

    Not sure on the cost but surely something like £80-£100 since it will be cheaper than 2x 4870s and its potentially faulty
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    Re: Pricecheck: Dodgy 4870 X2

    That's true actually, I guess if you underclocked it or disabled one of the cores it might work perfectly. Hard to know!

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    Re: Pricecheck: Dodgy 4870 X2

    Is it under warranty?

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    Re: Pricecheck: Dodgy 4870 X2

    Nope

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    Re: Pricecheck: Dodgy 4870 X2

    Check ebay; people are mad for broken GPUs there. Minimum 40 probably.

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    Re: Pricecheck: Dodgy 4870 X2

    Faulty ones go for around 40-60 plus postage...I've watched some auctions in the past few weeks.

    and the working cards go for around 100-133.

    (though I would bake it before selling...it might work with this card too )
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