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Old 03-20-08, 06:59 AM   #10
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Default Re: Need an AGP upgrade to a GeForce FX 5700 128 mb

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Originally Posted by SLippe
I guess I don't know what "low profile" means in this case then.
Low profile cards refers to the physical size of the cards.

Like this one for example:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16814129076


Due to the PCB being so small, you can't fit highend hardware on them (with lots of ram and huge coolers) , thus you are limited to lowend budget cards. You often see them in simple workstations or office computers.

Even if Treason could fit a highend AGP card in his puter, his PSU would be too weak. The xfx cards I had required 18 or 20amps iirc, that would require a minimum of 218w on the 12v rail to the gfx card alone.
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