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Silent? No fan at all.
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That card is more than half as powerful as a GTX 460 for the same price.

Fail much?
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If silent operation is his main concern...and it seems it is.
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I have looked at fanless cards, there is a 6770 fanless that caught my eye. I'm concerned with air flow though, the case only has 1x 120mm fan and I keep it on the lowest setting so I think a true passive card would get way to hot.
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With any card you choose, you can always download Afterburner and setup a fan profile to control how fast the fan goes.
I did that with my current 4850 but even on the lowest it's way too loud. Which is why I'm concerned with picking up just "any" card and hoping for the best.

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That's fine; just remember that no OEM solution (outside of a fanless HTPC unit) is going to offer the 18.0dBA (± 10 %) VF1000 silent mode. Given that you want to keep that card, it seems like a "win-win" situation.
I know, and will more than likely go with this setup. But if I find something else that would work and give me an upgrade at the same time I'm open to it.
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