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So, gtx 450 and hd 5770 are currently most powerful cards available in low-profile form, right?
Something more powerful coming, maybe?
Edited by qqqqq - 2/11/11 at 1:27pm
post #2 of 17
I've only seen 450 and 5750, and really it would be next to impossible to try and stuff something like a 570 or better with current tech onto a low profile bracket and adequate cooling.
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lol evga gtx 580 hydro copper 2 its a single slot card and is the fastest gtx 580 you can buy, but you have to have a liquid cooling set up
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I don't need a single slot card.
I'd rather have 4-slot card, but it must be a low-profile.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by qqqqq View Post
I don't need a single slot card.
I'd rather have 4-slot card, but it must be a low-profile.
that doesn't make sense, you just contradicted yourself with that statement
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No, i did not.
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Low profile typically means single slot. Would you care to explain what YOU mean by it?
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> Low Profile [1 Slot]
> 4 Slot is fine

Pick one?
    
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post #9 of 17
the height of the card sir

ie: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130579

i've never considered 1 slot "low profile" though in a sense it is. usually, its the height of the card in my eyes.

EDIT:

in regards to OP's question, you best bet is a 5750 and a GTS250.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131363
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814187098
Edited by nafljhy - 2/11/11 at 2:36pm
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post #10 of 17


Low Profile

Much skinnier then full-height. Doesn't reach the end of expansion slots.
Edited by jellis142 - 2/13/11 at 10:26pm
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