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9700 pro replacement

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by slothmeister, 1 May 2006.

  1. slothmeister

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,635

    Location: Southampton, UK

    I think i've been tinkering with the insides of my old system a bit too much as i have a lot of dodgy lines on my screen now, so i'm guessing it's the graphics card on the way out? I have tried re-seating it and am just about to reload drivers et all.

    Anyway my question is: I currently am using a 9700 pro, as i can't find any for new other than on the bay, what is the nearest card spec wise to this. Preferably ATI and not more than £60.

    Thanks
     
  2. daz

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 24,017

    Location: Bucks

    9800 Pro would be a small performance boost and should cost about £50 or so second hand/in the OcUK member's market. :)
     
  3. slothmeister

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,635

    Location: Southampton, UK

    cool, how many posts is it before i can get access? 250?
     
  4. tom_e

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 26 Dec 2003

    Posts: 27,626

    Location: Shropshire

    250 and a member for 90 days
     
  5. semi-pro waster

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 27 Sep 2004

    Posts: 25,829

    Location: Glasgow

    Yes 250 posts and 90 days to get access :) You can certainly get a 9800pro within your budget and possibly even get a cheap X800pro or similar if you are lucky.
     
  6. scott.holmes

    Hitman

    Joined: 24 Mar 2004

    Posts: 787

    Location: Blackpool, England

    You can still get 9700 Pros on ebay though, i just picked up a Hercules version one for £44 delivered...

    Ok its not new, but it works at least :)
     
  7. LoopyLee

    Gangster

    Joined: 27 Nov 2005

    Posts: 157

    Shame you want ATI, nvidia got some real good cards out for that £60.

    Just got a 6600GT with SM3 for £60 inc postage for Bay.
     
  8. daz

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 24,017

    Location: Bucks

    And I picked up a Asus V9999 6800 (AGP) from OcUK b-grade section for £40 + VAT last week. :o
     
  9. Energize

    Caporegime

    Joined: 12 Mar 2004

    Posts: 28,993

    Location: England

    Try the clearance section.