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Ok I am wondering if this a good price to buy a used alienwar r9

This person is selling it for $650 in my local area on Facebook market place

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What GPU does it have? Hard to tell from the pics, but it looks like a bargain basement graphics card. I can't imagine an Alienware shipped with something like that, so I'd imagine the seller ripped out the GPU and replaced it with the cheapest thing they could get to do display out.

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8 minutes ago, Chris Pratt said:

What GPU does it have? Hard to tell from the pics, but it looks like a bargain basement graphics card. I can't imagine an Alienware shipped with something like that, so I'd imagine the seller ripped out the GPU and replaced it with the cheapest thing they could get to do display out.

That looks like the stock 1650 SUPER to me. 

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I wouldn't buy this
I'm sure you can get something much better at this price point

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Oh my god, don't do it. this thing looks like a complete shitbox.  

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5 minutes ago, BondiBlue said:

That looks like the stock 1650 SUPER to me. 

I bet it's not. I bet it's something like a 950

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6 minutes ago, BondiBlue said:

That looks like the stock 1650 SUPER to me. 

Guess it does. Looks like pics of Dell's 1650 super online. Pretty pitiful design, but it's a Dell after all.

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The only redeeming quality would be the GPU, which while not the greatest (assuming a 1650 super) is still good enough in the current market. Without the GPU, you could easily build a better system new.

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The best possible gpu that could be is a 1650 non super. Just looking at the cooler on it I'd guess something like a gt 1030. This pc is not worth it even with a 1650

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5 minutes ago, Action_Johnson said:

I bet it's not. I bet it's something like a 950

If you take 2 seconds to Google it you'll see that the card in the listing above looks basically identical to the 1650 SUPER that Alienware ships. 

 

2 minutes ago, Fungal said:

The best possible gpu that could be is a 1650 non super. Just looking at the cooler on it I'd guess something like a gt 1030. This pc is not worth it even with a 1650

See above. It looks like a 1650 SUPER to me, albeit a very small one. 

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3 minutes ago, Fungal said:

The best possible gpu that could be is a 1650 non super. Just looking at the cooler on it I'd guess something like a gt 1030. This pc is not worth it even with a 1650

I thought the same, but neither of us considered the "Dell factor", apparently. This is a pic off an ebay listing for a Dell 1650 super:

 

Looks exactly the same.

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1 minute ago, Chris Pratt said:

I thought the same, but neither of us considered the "Dell factor", apparently. This is a pic off an ebay listing for a Dell 1650 super:

 

1650 super has a 100w tdp and needs external power? I don't see how that could be a super. Motherboard pcie slot only gives 75w. 

 

Let's say it was a super, albeit the worst one you could possibly have. I don't think this would be worth it

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2 minutes ago, Fungal said:

1650 super has a 100w tdp and needs external power? I don't see how that could be a super. Motherboard pcie slot only gives 75w. 

 

Let's say it was a super, albeit the worst one you could possibly have. I don't think this would be worth it

There are SUPER models without external power headers.

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2 minutes ago, BondiBlue said:

There are SUPER models without external power headers.

link?

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Just now, Fungal said:

link?

I'm on mobile, but a simple Google search will show them. There are also some YouTube videos about the cards without power connectors. 

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22 minutes ago, BondiBlue said:

I'm on mobile, but a simple Google search will show them. There are also some YouTube videos about the cards without power connectors. 

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