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post #1 of 14
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OK so i am skint lol, but i have my trusted credit card

So i was thinking of getting this Linky

As yu can see it is £434 but Joeking (person on the forum) is selling his for £300

So do i buy it and pay my credit card off monthly?

Note i will also sell my current card for about £100 which means i get a 8800GTX for £200

What are everyones opinions? And what is ACS3 cooling? Is it just an advanced air cooler?

Only reason i have for not buying it, isn't money.......it's the fact my current card runs everything on MAX
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post #2 of 14
Do it.
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I would personally buy a regular 8800gtx and overclock the hell out of it..
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OK so i am skint lol, but i have my trusted credit card

So i was thinking of getting this Linky

As yu can see it is £434 but Joeking (person on the forum) is selling his for £300

So do i buy it and pay my credit card off monthly?

Note i will also sell my current card for about £100 which means i get a 8800GTX for £200

What are everyones opinions? And what is ACS3 cooling? Is it just an advanced air cooler?

Only reason i have for not buying it, isn't money.......it's the fact my current card runs everything on MAX
If you buy through the forums you use paypal, and it works however you set it up.

ACS3 is amazing. Get it.

Your current card wont run everything on max here soon enough.

GET IT!
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post #5 of 14
Hmm LINKY That's only £252.61 inc VAT sell yours for £100 and you got a £152.61 card
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post #6 of 14
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Cheaper than a GTS 640mb now

What are your opinions on the card? And i wouldn't buy one for the simple reason i don't have an 8pin pci-e connector so can't OC it
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post #7 of 14
chill out lol you have a very nice card and there is no dx10 stuff out yet.

here is waht i say: wait for a nice game to come out that ur computer cant max out, and get the best new card when that happens, if its not a better card than itll be this one and cheaper, and if it is a better card, then u'll be happier!

in the mean time maybe consider going dual core?
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post #8 of 14
Simple fix for that Jonrezz.

1. Buy STALKER
2. Try to use Maximum Textures + Dynamic Lighting
3. Realize you need a faster card
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post #9 of 14
true, but dont u think dual core would help him out more than upgrading from a really good graphics card to a slightly better one?
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post #10 of 14
Go buy it. "is that convincing enough?"
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