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The athlon 5350 in my HTPC is almost fast enough for 4k playback, but not quite (i figured this when i purchased).

Does anyone know the most power efficient low profile GPU that wouldnt struggle with 4k playback? (no gaming at all). Would a GT 710 fit the bill?
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The athlon 5350 in my HTPC is almost fast enough for 4k playback, but not quite (i figured this when i purchased).

Does anyone know the most power efficient low profile GPU that wouldnt struggle with 4k playback? (no gaming at all). Would a GT 710 fit the bill?

Yes it will good sir!
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