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Anyone tried the passively cooled MSI Geforce 7900GT (NX7900GT-VT2D256EZ)?


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Hi all,

I've got a new project starting soon and want a fairly powerful but silent video card for it. I've got my eye on one of these MSI passive 7900GTs, they're reasonably priced (in my opinion) and...quiet

Anyone tried one, how is the performance compared to a regular 7900GT.

I've searched everywhere for a review but haven't turned anything up.

My other preference is to go with an Asus 7600GT (passive card), but that's...slower.

For those that are interested, the overall spec for the system is as follows
Silverstone Temjin TJ04
Enermax Liberty ELT400AWT PSU
ASUS P5W DH Deluxe, i975X Motherboard
Intel Core 2 Duo processor (Conroe) E6600, 2.40Ghz, 2x2Mb CPU
Corsair TWINX 2Gb RAM
Samsung Spinpoint 400Gb SATAII disks (x2)

Once the Technotrend DVB-S2 cards are available, then I'll also buy a pair of those (maybe with a CI? as well).

Thanks in advance


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