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ECS GeForce 8800GT Accelero S1 512MB - The Card

ECS are making a push into the enthusiast graphics segment. We've got a passively cooled 8800GT from them on the table.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 30, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 87%      Manufacturer: ECS

The Card

 

Moving onto the card it comes as no real surprise that it's almost impossible to see anything thanks to the giant cooler. This cooler isn't exactly new to us though, as we've seen Inno3D use it in the past on the older 7900 cards.

 

 

What you can see here is four copper pipes running up the card along with a large amount of aluminum fins helping to take the heat out of the copper and away from the card.

 

 

If we have a peek at the bottom of the card we can see the four copper pipes run out of the heatsink on the core and split off evenly across the card.

 

 

 

Moving to the back of the card we have a PCI Express connector as we have become accustomed to on the 8800GT. The top of the card also has the standard SLI connector, but using it might be a bit of a problem due to the large heatsink.

 

 

The I/O department carries with it two Dual Link DVI connectors and the standard TV Out port. Apart from the large cooler, as you would expect the rest of the card follows a pretty standard layout.

 

Specifications

 

Like most passively cooled cards this one carries with it default clocks. The core comes in at 600MHz while the 512MB of GDDR3 memory carries with it a clockspeed of 1800MHz DDR.

 

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