[mythtv-users] Recomendation for video card. HDMI/Fanless UK ??

Mike Dent mcdent at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 15:04:55 UTC 2009

2009/11/16 Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net>:
> On Mon, 2009-11-16 at 14:40 +0000, Ben Lancaster wrote:
>> > Can anybody recommend a card which I can purchase in the UK.
>> > It needs to be VDPAU capable, fanless and have HDMI output,
>> preferably
>> > with audio (if thats possible?)
>> > Oh and its for a full height case, Antec Fusion 2480
>> > http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl?prodID=B85182
>> > Finding all the requirements seem tricky :)
>> I bought this exact one a while ago from Novatech and it's been
>> working great for me:
>> http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/Components/Graphics-Nvidia/Nvidia9500Series/9500GT512MB.html
> With the GT220 available these days, with supposed support for full
> bandwidth LDPCM (7.1 stuff for the new "HD" codecs), I do not see any
> reason to chose anything else when looking for a discrete board.
> It is low power, so the thermal envelope shoudl be low too, thus only
> requiring limited cooling setups, i.e. more silent fans.

Thanks for this information Nico.

Can anybody comment on the noise generated by the fan on any of the
Nvidia GT200 cards please?


> I know that my 8400GS life inside my system will be short.
> Nico
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