Pasive GT220 to replace 7600GT?

They make noise, too.

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Pasive GT220 to replace 7600GT?

Post by vincentfox » Sat Nov 07, 2009 2:06 pm

Nvidia GT220 with passive cooling:

http://www.fudzilla.com/content/view/15941/65/

I have a 7600GT (256meg) that I refitted with ZM80 to make it passive. Works fine, but I'd like a bit of an upgrade and a speed bump without breaking the bank or requiring active cooling.

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Post by JVM » Sat Nov 07, 2009 3:26 pm

Looks very interesting, and with no additional power needed. I have the ECS 9600 GT and been very pleased with the card, also passive with Accelero heatsink.

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Post by electrodacus » Sat Nov 07, 2009 10:17 pm

I can not believe they can use a 58W TDP with passive cooling. It will probably need very good air circulation and then is no benefit (not silent).
I think you can really call a video card passive if is less than 20W TDP.

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