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

Rick rbonafied at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 04:10:14 UTC 2009

Bill Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com> 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.
> What's wrong with the 9600 fanless cars?
> -pci express
> -do ALL deint modes
> -fanless
> -cheap
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I'm finding the 210's are cheaper than the 9600.  I got mine for around 
$44.  My mobo has an onboard ATI Radeon HD 4200, should I just skip the 
geforce altogether and go the ATI?

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