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Best low-profile GPU on the market?

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Hey everyone, im building a HTPC in a low-profile case.. Ive been looking around and cant find a GPU for it.. Basically i want it to be atleast 1GB and around the performance of a 5670 or a GT440. Any suggestions?
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6570
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121441
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Awesome. +rep to both of you.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sexybastard;14310310 
I think the gts450 is quite a bit more powerful than the 6570

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814261078&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Video+Cards-_-Palit+Microsystems-_-14261078
I agree but it's two slots.
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If you can only get your hands on a 6670 reference card which came in low profile.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4278/amds-radeon-hd-6670-radeon-hd-6570/2
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why not get a 440?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130612

btw you could always get a 450

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127558

seriously. what's your budget and what does "low-profile" mean?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stupidcha;14314498 

seriously. what's your budget and what does "low-profile" mean?

low profile means half height. top one is low profile whereas the bottom is a regular sized card.

zotac_geforce_9400_gt_feb09.jpg

basically the card is way "thinner" so it can fit into smaller cases like this

dm387inside.jpg
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What about llano with agpu?
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