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Old May 28, 2010, 03:44 PM
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Default SPARKLE Announces GeForce GT 220 1GB DDR2 Graphics Card With Low Power Passive Cooling Design

Those looking for a card for their HTPC may be interested in this new offering from SPARKLE.SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd., the professional VGA card manufacturer and supplier, today announced the SPARKLE GeForce GT 220 1GB DDR2 Passive Graphics Card- with low power and passive cooling design, it brings excellent3D performance and silent working enviro... [ Read full article ]
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love passively cooled card, especially the sff ones. but..i still dont get the 1 or more gigs of ram on low end cards. totally useless..unless you fold? :)
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I've not heard of folding using much GPU memory at all; in fact I've heard the opposite, which makes sense considering the small size of the work units. Where did you learn folding used a lot of GPU memory?
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i think ... brother sky? made a post about it...:)
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Wow, what a complete waste of RAM.
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i think ... brother sky? made a post about it...:)
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Soultribunal, FiXT and I did some preliminary testing during the Chimp Challenge and extra memory on a video card DOES make a difference for folding.
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I Like sparkle for a low-budget quite graphic card thats better than onboard graphics card. Their 9400GT was perfect but then i sold it for 70$ and bought EVGA 9800GTX+ Witha that i used the step-up and now i have EVGA GTX 470 :)
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