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    Hows this for an upgrade?

    Anyone find me a better deal on these items, or items close enough?


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    Have you considered an opteron 146? That and have you tried scan..ebuyer are notorius for their carp customer service?

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    Definatly go with the Opteron 146.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hullz-Modz
    Definatly go with the Opteron 146.
    From where?

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    ebay is about the only place for an opteron at the mo

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    yeah buying from ebuyer is fine till theres a hitch then they fall on there ass, ill never use em again, thry bodged to many orders and returns was a nightmare, they even tried to deny i returned the item when i had a persons name who signed for the special delivery.
    i wouldnt be sending people to ebay either for parts too many dodgy guys, you will just have to be patient m8 and wait for the Oppys there a new flavour so everyone wants one.

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    I've spent close to £5000 on ebuyer, only had 2 problems, and both were sorted within a month.

    I will continue to use ebuyer.

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    within a month? are you craaazy? Scan sorts most problems I've seen within a week. That and work are waiting for a refund a full 2months after it was supposedly issued. Enotes are a good idea, but they take forever to respond to them

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    Might I suggest a X800gto2 as once it's unlocked & overclocked I believe its a lot faster than a 6800gs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimborae
    Might I suggest a X800gto2 as once it's unlocked & overclocked I believe its a lot faster than a 6800gs.
    Only if you can get hold of one. The GS is a good card and reviews seem to indicate good overclocking ability. It has sm 3.0 and good sli performance if a second one is added. A gto2 may be the better option there.

    Komplett have 146's "stocked at supplier" whatever that means.

    Edit: I've ordered lots of stuff from ebuyer and never had a problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by krazy_olie
    Edit: I've ordered lots of stuff from ebuyer and never had a problem.
    Same. It's only the people with problems that post about it really.

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    any particular reason for choosing that HDD?

    Seagate for quietness, Hitachi for performance and maxtor for data loss in that sector, WD for...... erm nothing special.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [DW]Cougho
    any particular reason for choosing that HDD?

    Seagate for quietness, Hitachi for performance and maxtor for data loss in that sector, WD for...... erm nothing special.
    WD is known for...well they are avergae on everything I guess. I used to have one, it was pretty good.

    Plus its a SATA II, and its cheap.

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    ( yeah buying from ebuyer is fine till theres a hitch then they fall on there ass )

    Never had a problem with ebuyer at all,

    ( i wouldnt be sending people to ebay either for parts too many dodgy guys )

    Ebay...love the place...you only get stung when your new to it and don't know who to buy off and how the system works

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    Very nice...allthough why not go for a 7800GT instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Relish89
    Very nice...allthough why not go for a 7800GT instead.
    Probably because it's £75 more?

    Spec looks nice, because unless you can get an Opteron, id go with the 3700+.

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