Re: Low Noise Video Card ?
From: Mauriat (usenet_at_NOSPAMmjmwired[dot)
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 14:51:52 -0500
> (Foreword: This is not fully Linux-specific,
> but I had not much success in comp.hardware...
> In fact, on a second thought, this message may feel
> more "at home" in this newsgroup, as I guess
> there must be more older, wiser, peace-and-quietness-
> aspiring people here than in cutting-edge
> hardware newsgroups [the latter being full of
> Quake III freaks for which my concern is probably
> irrelevant]. :-) Thus...)
> I am progressively trying to reduce the
> overall noise of my computer (PIII-based).
> After changing the CPU fan, the next most
> noisy piece of hardware to "upgrade" is the
> video card, a nVidia Riva TNT2, Model 64/64 Pro.
> Has somebody a suggestion (or experience
> to share) for the replacement of this piece
> of hardware ?
> The requirements would be the following:
> - Passively cooled (the best) or low-noise fan.
> - Linux (RH9) compatible.
> - Equivalent (or better) graphical performance
> as my TNT2 (to satisfy my modest gaming needs
> under Windows 98).
> - Cheap (optional).
> - Available in shops.
> Thanks for any advice.
> (Please answer preferably in the newsgroup.)
Nvidia GeForce 5200, significantly better than TNT2.
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