Pcie graphics for hp dc7600

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Hi I am trying to interface my HP DC7600 to my Panasonic digital TV and I am looking for a low power low profile PCIe graphics card to support either the 1366x 768 resolution and or a full HD compliant card. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
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A good low profile card for full HD videos, low profile design and low power consumption would be the AMD Radeon HD5570. If you are on a tight budget, one step lower would be the HD5450 also by AMD Radeon. One step above would be the HD5670. But, I reckon the sweet spot would be the HD5570. It'll do the job just fine.
Unless of course you have a preference for Nvidia. In which, the little GT220/520 will do the job. Both perform better than the HD5450. A little more cash to spend would present you with the GT240.
Hope this helps. ;)
 
Just for HTPC, right? then any card that support HD will suit you, HD5570 is good, just like 100100 said above... It's a low profile card and low power consumption, you still can do some gaming on that card.. :)
 

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If you don't need it to play games, AMD Radeon's HD5450 and Nvidia's GT220 fits your bill. They are designed specifically for that purpose and are quite cheap. :)
 

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Hi Thanks for the reply but both those card require 400W + power supply otherwise they look just the Job, do you have any suggestions for lower power requiements.
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Don't worry. Those ones will be able to run with a power supply well below 400W. While it is recommended, both will run just fine on a >200W PSU. :)
The GT220 has a max power requirement of 58W and the HD5450 only 19.1W. So unless your CPU has a TDP of 150W, you're good to go.
 

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Hi I have an ATI X300 PCIe graphics card and it works ok on the VGA connection to the TV at 1360*768 so I tried it on the HD port using a DVI to HD cable and at both 720p and 1080i the displayed information was bigger than the TV screen quite a bit wider and slighter higher such that it was almost impossible to navigate round the PC as the Icons were off the display. I went through all the TV settings and there was no adjustments relavent to the problem. I wonder if it is possible to somehow set the output of the PC to set the proper screen size. I would have thought that HDMI would have been a standard making the screen size fixed. Any ideas would be welcomed.
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