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Topic # 185736 3-Dec-2015 11:30
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Looking for a fanless video card to use for a basic HTPC  - HDMI required. 

Anyone got anything free/cheap/beer ? :)

Would use the onboard video but Win 7 seems to hate it (ATI based - other media PC has same issue).

TIA :)





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  Reply # 1439794 3-Dec-2015 11:30
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  Reply # 1439824 3-Dec-2015 11:49
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What is the onboard?

I have an AMD A8 APU - and it seems to work fine in W7 (and even when I converted to W10).  I've done this on a number of machines.

Both the motherboard based drivers and downloaded from AMD directly.


Not answering your query I know.




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  Reply # 1439826 3-Dec-2015 11:53
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full height or low profile?

I've got a fanless EN210 512Mb card here with a very chunky heatsink (https://www.asus.com/media/global/products/BFv6m0Y3Ht7BMzUn/531FnGQijkeoA7yT_500.jpg) with only the low profile bracket (giving HDMI and DVI outputs).  It was incompatible with the older machine we purchased it for (heatsink was too big).

I do have a full height bracket that will bolt on and expose the DVI, but the HDMI will be only half exposed by a round hole for an SVGA connector so you would have to get a little creative with that.

$20 shipped (but it won't be today)




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  Reply # 1439952 3-Dec-2015 15:17
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davidcole: What is the onboard?

I have an AMD A8 APU - and it seems to work fine in W7 (and even when I converted to W10).  I've done this on a number of machines.

Both the motherboard based drivers and downloaded from AMD directly.


Not answering your query I know.


These are older systems, quite a few years old :)
Im yet to try Win10 with it tho, might fix the issue but for this particular PC prefer a dedicated card.





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  Reply # 1439955 3-Dec-2015 15:18
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Dynamic: full height or low profile?

I've got a fanless EN210 512Mb card here with a very chunky heatsink (https://www.asus.com/media/global/products/BFv6m0Y3Ht7BMzUn/531FnGQijkeoA7yT_500.jpg) with only the low profile bracket (giving HDMI and DVI outputs).  It was incompatible with the older machine we purchased it for (heatsink was too big).

I do have a full height bracket that will bolt on and expose the DVI, but the HDMI will be only half exposed by a round hole for an SVGA connector so you would have to get a little creative with that.

$20 shipped (but it won't be today)


Sounds like itll do the job - case is full height but can sort something out :)

DM me your details and Ill get the funds to you :)

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  Reply # 1439961 3-Dec-2015 15:24
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