[mythtv-users] New myth system - video card temp ok?

Rick rbonafied at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 03:56:34 UTC 2009

Johnny wrote:
>> I had to activate the fan.  I was watching the football game in HD and the
>> temp got to around 100C.  The fan is just so loud so I'll have to send the
>> card back.  I was looking at this card since the fan in it is variable
>> depending on load.
> If you are going with the 210 why not get a fanless card:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=Property&Subcategory=48&Description=&Type=&N=2010380048&srchInDesc=&MinPrice=&MaxPrice=&PropertyCodeValue=679:49651&PropertyCodeValue=2953:18921
> The 210 can't do Advanced 2x with HD though, so many people go for the
> GT 220. Finding a fanless version of that is more challenging.
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I've heard the fanless cards are wider than most cards.  My pvr 150's 
are right next to the PCI express slot so I don't have any room to spare.

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