[mythtv-users] 8400 VDPAU only Bob2x

joep admiraal joep at groovytunes.nl
Tue Mar 30 18:19:48 UTC 2010

Op dinsdag 30 maart 2010 00:18:33 schreef Andre:
> On 29 Mar 2010, at 20:28, Dan Armbrust wrote:
> > Why is it so hard for them to design a card that stays within a single
> > slot space?  I mean, if they need two slots for cooling, why don't
> > they make it obvious, and make it use two full slots?  The game of
> > looking like it will fit in one slot, but not quite... is rather
> > frustrating.
> And why can't they mount the GPU on the backside and hang the heatsink into
>  that almost always empty area if they must take up more than one slot! Or
>  even throw a heatpipe over the top if they don't want to pay for double
>  sided assembly and flow soldering. :-(
> Even the aftermarket gpu coolers with heatpipes seem to still take up that
>  second slot, a real pain when you are trying to cram 27 tuners into a mini
>  atx system ;-P

I bought a single slot fanless Nvidia 210 from Gainward.
Works perfect for me.

Shameless advertisement to my blog post about it :-) : 

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