[mythtv-users] Low power FE/BE CPU

Johnny jarpublic at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 19:31:24 UTC 2009

>> Does anybody know if there are thermal power dissipation savings in
>> going up the model number tree for the nVidia cards?  Or is it only
>> "raw GPU power increases" going up the number tree?
> Within a given family (e.g. 9xxx or 2xx) you are generally going to
> increase processing power and power dissapation as you go up. The
> newest 210 and 220 cards are lower power and aimed at home theatres
> etc. whereas the GTX 295 is a huge beast that would pull down nearly
> 300 watts on its own.

Sorry, I should add that going from one generation to the next it is
less clear. For example the 8800 could use more or less power than the
9800 but the 9800 would generally have more processing power.

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