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Stil 9800GT is better for games because of 256 bit interface


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Well, I've got one, but I wouldn't necessarily say it's the "best". There are more powerful passive cards (like the 5750), which also uses less watts and runs cooler. And "best" in what sense? Many people are probably looking for a much lower spec card, especially if they don't game. In that case there are lots of cheaper, more efficient and cooler cards on the market.

Don't get me wrong, the 9800GT Silent Cell is a good card, but there are alternatives (though you still can't get a passive 5750 here in Australia).

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Well if ure not in for gaming u should get some of these Nettops ( intel ATOM, Nvidia ION) and u can watch full HD and even play some stadard games ( CS ,WOW, wc3,COFJ).
If ure in gaming u best get some of new cards whit activ cooling, ppl say that they are prety silent, like http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/News/VGA/New ... ewsID=1518
Passiv card is like edge whit two blades because u gota have case fans to blow hot air out.


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And, of course, just about every Radeon HD 5450 is both low-profile and passive.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 3:19 am 
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PowerColor HD6850 SCS3
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grimreeper wrote:
PowerColor HD6850 SCS3
Gigabyte HD5750 Silent Cell
Gigabyte HD5770 Silent Cell

any idea when that 6850 will be available?


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 Post subject: Re: Fanless VGA Cards list -- a start!
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SilentStorm wrote:
any idea when that 6850 will be available?

No idea sorry. The best I can find is this link http://www.techpowerup.com/144081/PowerColor-HD-6850-SCS3-Silent-Graphics-Card-Final-Iteration-Pictured.html which just says "PowerColor's new HD 6850 SCS3 finally taken shape, and will launch soon."
I'm not sure how much longer the 6850 line is going to be around, PowerColor better get a move on.


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grimreeper wrote:
SilentStorm wrote:
any idea when that 6850 will be available?

No idea sorry. The best I can find is this link http://www.techpowerup.com/144081/PowerColor-HD-6850-SCS3-Silent-Graphics-Card-Final-Iteration-Pictured.html which just says "PowerColor's new HD 6850 SCS3 finally taken shape, and will launch soon."
I'm not sure how much longer the 6850 line is going to be around, PowerColor better get a move on.


You can still easily find a wide selection of HD 3000 series video cards in 2011. And the same goes for HD 4000, HD 5000, so why would you expect they need to hurry to make passive HD 6000 cards?

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dhanson865 wrote:
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any idea when that 6850 will be available?

No idea sorry. The best I can find is this link http://www.techpowerup.com/144081/PowerColor-HD-6850-SCS3-Silent-Graphics-Card-Final-Iteration-Pictured.html which just says "PowerColor's new HD 6850 SCS3 finally taken shape, and will launch soon."
I'm not sure how much longer the 6850 line is going to be around, PowerColor better get a move on.


You can still easily find a wide selection of HD 3000 series video cards in 2011. And the same goes for HD 4000, HD 5000, so why would you expect they need to hurry to make passive HD 6000 cards?

At least where I am cards will hang around for a long time but as they will only get cheaper for so long. After which they start to get more expensive as they become harder to source and as newer better value cards are released.


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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2011 5:23 am 
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grimreeper wrote:
dhanson865 wrote:
grimreeper wrote:
No idea sorry. The best I can find is this link http://www.techpowerup.com/144081/PowerColor-HD-6850-SCS3-Silent-Graphics-Card-Final-Iteration-Pictured.html which just says "PowerColor's new HD 6850 SCS3 finally taken shape, and will launch soon."
I'm not sure how much longer the 6850 line is going to be around, PowerColor better get a move on.


You can still easily find a wide selection of HD 3000 series video cards in 2011. And the same goes for HD 4000, HD 5000, so why would you expect they need to hurry to make passive HD 6000 cards?

At least where I am cards will hang around for a long time but as they will only get cheaper for so long. After which they start to get more expensive as they become harder to source and as newer better value cards are released.


I think that is true the world over, but maybe it's worse in Australia?

FWIW the prices on newegg for the low end fanless cards is

Radeon HD 3450 $35
Radeon HD 4350 $41
Radeon HD 5450 $38
Radeon HD 6450 $53

Still fanless:
Radeon HD 4670 $75
Radeon HD 5670 $103
Radeon HD 5750 $135

There isn't a high power fanless HD 3000 series card still in stock. And the high power fanless HD 6000 cards haven't shown up yet.

And with fan:
Radeon HD 4850 $120
Radeon HD 5830 $160
Radeon HD 6850 $160


I think the effect you mention is much more of an issue as you get into cards where supply is extremely low. I saw that effect the most with AGP cards being more expensive than PCIe and the gap increased as AGP became less common.

But the start of all this was saying somebody better hurry to make fanless HD 6000 cards before AMD stops making the chips. I'm just saying supply of the HD 6000 series chips won't be an issue for years to come. I don't think anybody has to hurry. I'm not seeing any shortage of supply of prior generation parts.

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 Post subject: Re: Fanless VGA Cards list -- a start!
PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 10:00 am 
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Any news about HD6670 1gb Fanless? I'm undecided if it's better to wait a fanless model or take a HD5670 1gb Ultimate Fanless instead.


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2011 9:18 pm 
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Any news about HD6670 1gb Fanless?


Sapphire have just announced a HD 6670 ULTIMATE (passive) Edition.

Press Release:
http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentatio ... cleID=3518

Product Page:
http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentatio ... 1&pid=1240

Review:
http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1 ... ction.html


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:17 am 
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Dear all

I just got reply from PowerColor that the fanless6850 will be available sometime next week (at least in a internet retailer called Alternate in germany).

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Lot of ATI-based cards. Where are the silent nvidia cards?


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Found a review of the Sapphire Ultimate Radeon HD 6670.


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SilentStorm wrote:
grimreeper wrote:
PowerColor HD6850 SCS3
Gigabyte HD5750 Silent Cell
Gigabyte HD5770 Silent Cell

any idea when that 6850 will be available?



The card is avalaible in Europe, you can buy it on eBay for example.

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justice99 wrote:
SilentStorm wrote:
grimreeper wrote:
PowerColor HD6850 SCS3
Gigabyte HD5750 Silent Cell
Gigabyte HD5770 Silent Cell

any idea when that 6850 will be available?



The card is avalaible in Europe, you can buy it on eBay for example.

I don't see it in on eBay? I see the normal version but not the passive one.

I found another review for it if anyone is interested http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Powercolor/HD_6850_SCS3_Passive/


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I don't see it in on eBay? I see the normal version but not the passive one.


If you write PowerColor HD 6850 SCS3 on ebay, you find this card , this one , and this one. .

Powerfull card with a nice price, i would buy it 4 months ago when i built my desktop.

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I don't see it in on eBay? I see the normal version but not the passive one.


If you write PowerColor HD 6850 SCS3 on ebay, you find this card , this one , and this one. .

Powerfull card with a nice price, i would buy it 4 months ago when i built my desktop.

I see what happened. eBay europe shows these cards but if you search ebay.com these cards will not show.

http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=PowerColor+HD+6850+SCS3&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=


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Crazy! with ebay europe you can see item from all around the world !

its really impressive such a powerfull fanless card, very good job.

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Newegg now has the passive HD6850 if anyone wanted it. Now all I need is for it to show up here in Australia.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131442&cm_re=powercolor_6850-_-14-131-442-_-Product


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Augh, this forum is such a disgusting mess. We need a WIKI or an open google doc spreadsheet, not a messy messy forum.

How cool would it be if you could just go to 1 website and find what's the fastest video card that's silent or at least quiet when idle.

I don't have 20 hours to research a card, let's use the power of the internet here:

Standard Google Documents

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aq7g1Yula2oQdEFCNEVyLTAxcTRneUNwVGl3Z3FCWEE&hl=en_US#gid=0

Updated to the latest video cards. Knock yourself out.


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Just because it doesnt seem to have been mentioned.

PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 SCS3 1GB

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I'm not sure if this is the place to put this information but Sapphire has announced a new graphics card called R7 250 which is passively cooled.

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The GPU aboard the card is clocked at 800 MHz. Aboard the card users will also find 1 GB of GDDR5 memory, which runs over a 128-bit wide memory interface at an effective speed of 4.5 GHz.

Sapphire's R7 250 Ultimate has support for Eyefinity, 4K screens, as well as AMD's 3D technology. Display outputs include a single Dual-Link DVI port, an HDMI 1.4a port, and a DisplayPort 1.2 port.


Toms Hardware news article.

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R7 250 is being tested to reach nearly the same results as a 7750. So nothing really new here, except some marketing guys creating a fuss about "new" AMD models.


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PowerColor just got a new fanless card out: http://www.powercolor.com/global/products_features.asp?id=535#Specification

PowerColor SCS3 R9 270 2GB GDDR5


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Palit has made a fanless 750 ti.
Can't beat the card above but almost 50w less power (and heat).

http://www.palit.biz/palit/vgapro.php?id=2378

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