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Anyone know what the best passive card for under $110 CAD (Canadian dollars) is?

I know of a 4650 for $83, but I'm wondering if there's anything better (Like a 9600GT or w/e)
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Here are a few 9600GT's
Gigabyte:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125098
Asus:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121244

This one has an Accelro S1 cooler on it. It will run a little hot passively, but if you put a low rpm fan on it, it will be quiet and cool. Another problem is that it will take up like 3 slots. Yet, you have a
Rocketfish (FTW!). http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134050
Edited by Livinstrong - 12/18/08 at 6:10pm
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
Anyone know what the best passive card for under $110 CAD (Canadian dollars) is?

I know of a 4650 for $83, but I'm wondering if there's anything better (Like a 9600GT or w/e)
Just curious....why passive? HTPC?

EDIT - I would guess that those 9600gt's are as good as it gets for passive.
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After looking over the cards that I found, I think that the Gigabyte one would be the best. It looks like the passive cooler is better than the one of the ASUS model. The Gigabyte is also factory overclocked to 720MHz. Best of all, it's also cheaper than the rest of them.
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Silent but deadly...WCing! Other than the fan for the rad.
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HD4650 is a good choice. I believe it will do 7.1 via HDMI. If you can't find a passive version, just throw an Accelero S2 (if it will fit) on there and it'll keep it cool while being noiseless.
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HD4650 is a good choice. I believe it will do 7.1 via HDMI. If you can't find a passive version, just throw an Accelero S2 (if it will fit) on there and it'll keep it cool while being noiseless.
I found a passive 4650, as said in the OP
I'm wondering if there's anything better- in canada

Quote:
Originally Posted by Livinstrong View Post
Here are a few 9600GT's
Gigabyte:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125098
Asus:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121244

This one has an Accelro S1 cooler on it. It will run a little hot passively, but if you put a low rpm fan on it, it will be quiet and cool. Another problem is that it will take up like 3 slots. Yet, you have a
Rocketfish (FTW!). http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134050
Canada. Canada.

The gigabyte one is deactivated on newegg.ca and the asus costs $144
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