[mythtv-users] OT: unplugging the fan of the grafic card
abostock at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 15:07:40 UTC 2005
Or you could replace the default fan and heatsink with one from zalman - in
5volt mode they are silent (thats on a geforce 6800gt)
On 10/31/05, mythtv-users at fastdruid.co.uk <mythtv-users at fastdruid.co.uk>
> Yann asked
> > I am planning to build a MythTV system, and would like to
> > install a NVidia grafic card for software decoding of the
> > recorded shows.
> > The newer cards almost always have active coolers (with fan).
> > Does software decoding use the "heat producing" features of
> > the gpu, and if not, can I just unplug the fan to get a
> > silent system ?
> A little late but wtf, fwiw my mx440's fan has died, seems to make no
> (apart from being quieter ;-) ) and not noticed any problems.
> Personally I'd suggest just get one with out a fan in the first place.
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