[mythtv-users] Low Profile nVidia cards
digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 21:14:19 UTC 2007
On 10/17/07, Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz> wrote:
> I have ine like that and need it to be low profile. What did you do about
> the lack of a low profile bracket? Or does it just hang loose in the slot?
> Nick Rout
Someone correct me if I'm wrong, as this one confused the hell out of
me when I was buying my video card..."Low profile" cards don't seem to
always imply that they have the smaller bracket (the small form factor
bracket), but rather seem to refer to the narrower board on the card.
Like I said, that one confused the hell out of me.
I bought one of these bracket kits on ebay (as newegg always seems to
be out of them):
...and used that with the low profile card I bought. That lets you
move the VGA to a different empty slot. Note that the VGA ribbon that
comes with that is only for a 15 pin connector on the board. Mine was
not 15 pin, but the existing ribbon was long enough to reach the other
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