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Out of curiousity - Low Profile vs Regular video cards

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2 years ago#1
Is there any difference between low profile and regular video cards despite the dimensions? will they perform the same?

and are low profile video cards available for all that of regular video cards? Like can i get a low profile gtx 780 or are they limited to lower-end video cards?
2 years ago#2
They will perform the same, but you're only going to find them in the low-end cards.
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2 years ago#3
Enigma149 posted...
They will perform the same, but you're only going to find them in the low-end cards.


There is a low profile GTX 650. thats pretty midrange.
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2 years ago#4
greenyoshi46 posted...
Enigma149 posted...
They will perform the same, but you're only going to find them in the low-end cards.


There is a low profile GTX 650. thats pretty midrange.


It'll play a lot of games on low-med at lower resolutions, but I wouldn't go as far to say it's midrange.
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2 years ago#5
Only difference is size but you can only fit so much in a small space.
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2 years ago#6
greenyoshi46 posted...
Enigma149 posted...
They will perform the same, but you're only going to find them in the low-end cards.


There is a low profile GTX 650. thats pretty midrange.


It's between low and mid tier.
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2 years ago#7
Auron_59261 posted...
greenyoshi46 posted...
Enigma149 posted...
They will perform the same, but you're only going to find them in the low-end cards.


There is a low profile GTX 650. thats pretty midrange.


It'll play a lot of games on low-med at lower resolutions, but I wouldn't go as far to say it's midrange.


So a gtX card is not at least midrange?
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2 years ago#8
greenyoshi46 posted...
Auron_59261 posted...
greenyoshi46 posted...
Enigma149 posted...
They will perform the same, but you're only going to find them in the low-end cards.


There is a low profile GTX 650. thats pretty midrange.


It'll play a lot of games on low-med at lower resolutions, but I wouldn't go as far to say it's midrange.


So a gtX card is not at least midrange?


No. 50 or lower is mid-low at most.
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2 years ago#9
There is a low profile HD 7850 available.......

http://www.amazon.co.uk/AFOX-256-Bit-DisplayPort-Profile-Graphics/dp/B009T96CJG

http://www.afox-corp.com/en/products_details.asp?proid=209

http://www.overclock.co.uk/product/AFOX-2048MB-GDDR5-AMD-Radeon-HD-7850-Low-Profile-DVI-DisplayPort-PCI-E-Retail-with-Free-Dirt-Showdown-Game-Voucher_45815.html


Too expensive unless you're desperate, though.
2 years ago#10
greenyoshi46 posted...
Auron_59261 posted...
greenyoshi46 posted...
Enigma149 posted...
They will perform the same, but you're only going to find them in the low-end cards.


There is a low profile GTX 650. thats pretty midrange.


It'll play a lot of games on low-med at lower resolutions, but I wouldn't go as far to say it's midrange.


So a gtX card is not at least midrange?


Any Nvidia x50 series gpu is considered entry level. You only begin midrange with their GTX x60 series up to their x70 gpus.
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