Author Topic: Cheap PCI-E low-profile video card with DVI output?  (Read 775 times)

jayeye

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Cheap PCI-E low-profile video card with DVI output?
« on: January 01, 2008, 11:40:58 am »
Can someone please suggest a < $80 low-profile, PCI-E video card with DVI output that is known to work with Linux MCE?

I just got a Dell Inspiron 531s to use as a media PC; I made the mistake of ordering it without the extra video card, not realizing that the built-in one only had VGA output, not DVI.

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Re: Cheap PCI-E low-profile video card with DVI output?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2008, 06:43:18 pm »
an NVIDIA 6200 based card with dvi should be sufficient.

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Re: Cheap PCI-E low-profile video card with DVI output?
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2008, 11:45:33 pm »
This is so far the cheapest nvidea card I've found.  Do you think it will do?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133203

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Re: Cheap PCI-E low-profile video card with DVI output?
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2008, 11:55:41 pm »
it should work with 0710.. however, 0704 would require a manual upgrade of the video drivers (which can be a bit tricky)

as i said before, you'll have best luck, getting a PCI-Express based 6200 card.

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