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Just now, Needfuldoer said:

The GTX 745 is probably the best value that's come up so far. There are several listed as Buy It Now for around $35.

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/225049274843

 

The board is low profile, but the PCI slot bracket is full height. What you could do is take the VGA port off and just bend the top of the bracket over with pliers. It's a janky fix, but it's cheaper than a card that comes with a low profile bracket.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/225099995176?hash=item3469015828%3Ag%3AyFcAAOSwGiFi6F6R&LH_All=1 is this one good also if i break it off will it still work?

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4 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/225099995176?hash=item3469015828%3Ag%3AyFcAAOSwGiFi6F6R&LH_All=1 is this one good also if i break it off will it still work?

That's the same card, just in an auction listing instead of Buy It Now.

 

If the Sold prices are anything to go by, that auction is going to get bid up to around $35 after shipping anyway.

 

Yes the card will continue to work. You're just making the metal bracket fit your case, not altering the circuit board in any way. If you're that worried you can completely remove the metal bracket before changing it since it's just held on by the nuts on the DVI port. (You can also just stick the naked card into your PC, but then you'll have to be careful if you move the PC or plug things into the back.

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47 minutes ago, Needfuldoer said:

That's the same card, just in an auction listing instead of Buy It Now.

 

If the Sold prices are anything to go by, that auction is going to get bid up to around $35 after shipping anyway.

 

Yes the card will continue to work. You're just making the metal bracket fit your case, not altering the circuit board in any way. If you're that worried you can completely remove the metal bracket before changing it since it's just held on by the nuts on the DVI port. (You can also just stick the naked card into your PC, but then you'll have to be careful if you move the PC or plug things into the back.

I have done janky shit like this too.  Just run the card without the metal bracket and let the video cable itself be the "bracket" stopping it from flopping around too much. 

 

These cards are really lightweight so you don't really "need" to have the bracket anyways.  It's just there to take some pressure off the pcie slot and keep it from bending but again...it's a really lightweight card here.  If it was a full size card the weight of the heatsink would snap the slot without the bracket.

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2 hours ago, Brooksie359 said:

The problem is that with a 200 watt psu your suggestion is impossible without a power supply upgrade at which point its going to cost way more than 30 bucks to go for your choice. Sure you can make suggestion that aren't useful but not sure why you would. 

Good....

Now we have the correct person's attention.....

 

You can probably pick up a GT 1030 which will be about 150% faster (if not more) than a GT 730 for 30 bucks. 

 

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=asus+gt+1030&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&_udlo=19&_odkw=asus+gt+1030&_osacat=0&_udhi=30

 

Yep, here's the one. 

 

MSI 25$ Shipped.

NVM box only.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/354187597621?epid=9739d735:g:le8AAOSwmf1i4DPF

 

And you're welcome 😉 

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12 minutes ago, Guest 5150 said:

Good....

Now we have the correct person's attention.....

 

You can probably pick up a GT 1030 which will be about 150% faster (if not more) than a GT 730 for 30 bucks. 

 

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=asus+gt+1030&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&_udlo=19&_odkw=asus+gt+1030&_osacat=0&_udhi=30

 

Yep, here's the one. 

 

MSI 25$ Shipped.

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/354187597621?epid=903816758&hash=item527739d735:g:le8AAOSwmf1i4DPF

 

And you're welcome 😉 

Your ego is without merit..."you're welcome"???

 

MSI GEFORCE GT 1030 2GB GDDR5 OC Low Profile Bracket Included BOX ONLY

Item specifics

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7 minutes ago, Dedayog said:

Your ego is without merit...

 

MSI GEFORCE GT 1030 2GB GDDR5 OC Low Profile Bracket Included BOX ONLY

Item specifics

Condition:
Used:
Seller Notes:
“*BOX ONLY NO GPU *”
 

Oh good catch, but the slap to the face is not as necessary as you make it seem, while I can apologize while recognizing my mistakes. 

 

My apologies OP, ignore the second link (I'll just break it) please. done.

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1 hour ago, Needfuldoer said:

That's the same card, just in an auction listing instead of Buy It Now.

 

If the Sold prices are anything to go by, that auction is going to get bid up to around $35 after shipping anyway.

 

Yes the card will continue to work. You're just making the metal bracket fit your case, not altering the circuit board in any way. If you're that worried you can completely remove the metal bracket before changing it since it's just held on by the nuts on the DVI port. (You can also just stick the naked card into your PC, but then you'll have to be careful if you move the PC or plug things into the back.

ik am being cheap and i am sorry but will with work lol? https://www.ebay.com/itm/225073196206?hash=item3467686cae:g:sswAAOSw7Xlizv8A

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15 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

ik am being cheap and i am sorry but will with work lol? https://www.ebay.com/itm/225073196206?hash=item3467686cae:g:sswAAOSw7Xlizv8A

That card would be slower than HD4000 graphics in the 3770.

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38 minutes ago, Guest 5150 said:

Good....

Now we have the correct person's attention.....

 

You can probably pick up a GT 1030 which will be about 150% faster (if not more) than a GT 730 for 30 bucks. 

 

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=asus+gt+1030&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&_udlo=19&_odkw=asus+gt+1030&_osacat=0&_udhi=30

 

Yep, here's the one. 

 

MSI 25$ Shipped.

NVM box only.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/354187597621?epid=9739d735:g:le8AAOSwmf1i4DPF

 

And you're welcome 😉 

cant find 1 under 30
edit: nvm found one is it good? https://offerup.com/item/detail/185b11b3-3756-3b99-bd84-a1c848846a89?q=gt+1030

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2 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

cant find 1 under 30
edit: nvm found one is it good? https://offerup.com/item/detail/185b11b3-3756-3b99-bd84-a1c848846a89?q=gt+1030

Access denied Error code 1020

You do not have access to offerup.com.

The site owner may have set restrictions that prevent you from accessing the site. Contact the site owner for access or try loading the page again.

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1 minute ago, Dedayog said:

Access denied Error code 1020

You do not have access to offerup.com.

The site owner may have set restrictions that prevent you from accessing the site. Contact the site owner for access or try loading the page again.

I can view the page, here bro.

 

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11 minutes ago, Guest 5150 said:

Yeah, that's money better spent.

 

And again, my apologies. I was condescending, my approach isn't always the greatest. BUT, I am trying to help. Just want you to know that.

just so u know i rlly appreciate urs and everyones help ty ❤️ also do i need to cut the metal bracket for it to fit?

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3 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

just so u know i rlly appreciate urs and everyones help ty ❤️ also do i need to cut the metal bracket for it to fit?

Nope, the metal bracket is to secure the card to the case. But you can remove it if necessary, shouldn't be a problem. Welcome!

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16 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

also do i need to cut the metal bracket for it to fit?

The metal bracket as in the 16x  connection Or the mounting bracket, well neither, but I need clarification. No you don't cut either one to use it, that protects your outputs. On the back of the Case there should be a place to pop out or unscrew the metal thingy, and it'll sit like that 

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Threads merged, please continue the discussion in the same thread instead of making new threads to ask follow up questions.

 

30 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

Those are the same model just sold from different sellers.

 

30 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

or https://www.ebay.com/itm/394134413447?epid=96927906&hash=item5bc43de087:g:xTcAAOSwnFFiuMg5 
and if the 9800 gt is okay, how much wattage is it?

If it lacks a 6 or 8 pin PCIe connector it will be 75W or less as 75W is the maximum that can be delivered through the PCIe slot on the motherboard.

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1 minute ago, Spotty said:

Threads merged, please continue the discussion in the same thread instead of making new threads to ask follow up questions.

 

Those are the same model just sold from different sellers.

 

If it lacks a 6 or 8 pin PCIe connector it will be 75W or less as 75W is the maximum that can be delivered through the PCIe slot on the motherboard.

would the 720s be good?

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11 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

would the 720s be good?

Why not get the 730 people linked for $35?  Is money that tight where this matters?  Do some chores, make a few more bucks and get something halfway decent.

 

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13 minutes ago, Dedayog said:

Why not get the 730 people linked for $35?  Is money that tight where this matters?  Do some chores, make a few more bucks and get something halfway decent.

 

i was trying to find a alternative for a $30 1030 i found, incase it sold out i can buy smth else

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If you can spend a bit more, try to get a FirePro W5000. The performance is comparable to a GT 1030 (a massive upgrade from pretty much anything else at that price point), but it usually only costs around 50$ on eBay.

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3 minutes ago, NunoLava1998 said:

If you can spend a bit more, try to get a FirePro W5000. The performance is comparable to a GT 1030 (a massive upgrade from pretty much anything else at that price point), but it usually only costs around 50$ on eBay.

i found a $30 gt 1030 i am just trying to find an alternative in case it sells out also what brand is the firepro i never heard of it

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5 minutes ago, DietzDiet said:

i found a $30 gt 1030 i am just trying to find an alternative in case it sells out also what brand is the firepro i never heard of it

FirePro is AMD's older workstation GPU lineup, similar to NVIDIA's Quadros. The W5000 is a fairly old card, but it's often sold for cheap, and it performs well as a budget gaming card. It's a lot better than most of the other cards people are suggesting, it's just slightly out of your price range.

 

(By the way, why aren't you buying the 1030 as soon as possible? That's actually a pretty good price for that card, if you already have the money on hand you should probably buy it)

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5 minutes ago, NunoLava1998 said:

FirePro is AMD's older workstation GPU lineup, similar to NVIDIA's Quadros. The W5000 is a fairly old card, but it's often sold for cheap, and it performs well as a budget gaming card. It's a lot better than most of the other cards people are suggesting, it's just slightly out of your price range.

 

(By the way, why aren't you buying the 1030 as soon as possible? That's actually a pretty good price for that card, if you already have the money on hand you should probably buy it)

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