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Looking on Newegg for a new EVGA GPU and see the A2,A3,AR versions of different models. Is a 8800GTS G2 AR better than a 8800GTS G2 A2
I know that A2 is a newer Revision of the core, But what does AR stand for??
And is The 'EGG' the cheapest place for me to order a new GPU from Canada??
Thanx for the help people
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from what i saw is that the version numbers only represent what the card comes with (ie. game) That was the only difference i saw between the AR and A3 cards, one came with crysis and the other didnt.

As far as ordering from canada, have you checked ncix? Im not sure if its cheaper but its based in canada.
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AR is the stock card, A1 is bundled with Quake Wars and A3 is with Crysis.
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