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chris455
01-14-2007, 08:30 PM
Hello all,
Many here already know me, I have not posted as much in recent months as usual (did the whole fall in love /get engaged /going to get married thing) But I do have a dillema I hope I can resolve here.
Last November I bought a new PC, and it's one fast machine. Dual SLI, 3.6 processor, 4 gig RAM- the whole kit and kaboodle.
The reason I bought it was because my old rig gave up the ghost, and it was near time for an upgrade anyway- except that, right before the old rig died, I had done a "mini-upgrade" by installing a Radeon X850XT vid card w/ 256 mg. of GDDR3. This was (and I think still is) a pretty fast card for AGP. My new machine is PCI express, so I can't use it. (hence the dual SLI 7950 GXT in my new rig).
So I got to thinking, why not give it to someone in the community?
Problem is, how? What would be a "fair" criterion to use to give it away? And how do we arrange for shipping, etc? Has anyone done anything like this before?
I live in San Diego. Any ideas would be helpful. I think it's a shame that this thing is slowling gathering dust.
What do you guys think?<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Agamemnon22
01-14-2007, 09:05 PM
That's really cool of you man, maybe you could hold a contest of some kind. Most ridiculous practical joke for example http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Cajun76
01-14-2007, 09:11 PM
Wish I could buy it outright, but strapped for funds. Contest is a good idea. Most uncoordinated pilot...

Cajun FTW!! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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PF_Coastie
01-14-2007, 10:19 PM
Chris, check your PM's.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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DocD1960
01-14-2007, 10:40 PM
Would love to have one of those as I'm stuck with AGP at the moment and it would double my current GPU Ram.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

...ya might wanna put some ice on that!

capt_frank
01-15-2007, 08:26 AM
This is what I did. It went real fast.

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/271...=271107175#271107175 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/271107175?r=271107175#271107175)

TgD Thunderbolt56
01-15-2007, 08:45 AM
Check PM's...<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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chris455
01-15-2007, 06:31 PM
And the winner is...................(drumroll)

Well, I'll let him reveal himself if he chooses. Suffice to say, I didn't have alot of time to devote to any kind of "contest", but much thanks to those who expressed an interest.
The person I chose to give it to is very well known for his service to the community in the area of (fittingly enough) ATI cards and settings.
I love this community and finally feel like I've given a little bit back now. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif
My X850XT has found a new home, and will ship by the end of the week to it's new daddy. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Chris<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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"If I can't have my P-47, you can take back my whole WWII"- anon

"..........in this game, even the P-47 isn't a P-47."- Fordfan

"It is not entirely advisable to execute turns in the P-47 in the presence of hostile aircraft" - unknown USAAF fighter pilot.