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Should I get an eVGA 8800GTX ACS3?

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My parent's have been talking, and they've agreed to loan me the £370 necessary to get a GPU. I'm just wondering what GTX I should buy, (yep, of course with that much money I'ma gonna buy a GTX with that much!) and what is the difference between a normal GTX and an ACS3 GTX? I know it has a different cooler on it, but I'm wondering if it cools it more or is more effective.

Link to GPU I wanna get.

Any info or recommendations would be good guys!

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Sweet deal
Buy that one, I have a GTS ACS3 and it runs nice and cool.
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Good choice of brand ,Good warranty also
 
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i say no to borrowing money to buy a video card. it just sounds wrong.
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you have XFX GTX in your sig
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i say no to borrowing money to buy a video card. it just sounds wrong.
It's perfectly fine if you can afford to pay it back.
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Quote:
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i say no to borrowing money to buy a video card. it just sounds wrong.
Borrowing from my family would be alright, because they can trust me.

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you have XFX GTX in your sig
No, it was a planned one I was gonna buy.
    
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i borrowed 200 to get my vid card heh
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What is the difference between a normal eVGA GTX and the ASC3 one then guys?
    
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post #10 of 16
I have a ACS3, and it's awesome. It has a heatsink on back, and it's clocked at 626/1000 rather than 575/900 or something along those lines.

Oh yeah, I was idling at 57°C yesterday with it, with ALL of my system fans and case fans on lowest settings, GPU fan was on high
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