Galaxy unveiled low power 9600GT for HTPC

By Koushik Saha on 10.3.09

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Something interesting for HTPC enthusiasts that we missed out. Galaxy has a special 9600GT Low Profile Low Power 9600GT card that consumes less than 60W and doesn't requires external 6-pin power connector. It is based on the 9600 GT Green Edition GPU where we have been talking about lately. This card has 8-layer PCB which is 203.2mm in length and 69.5mm in height, singleslot custom copper cooling so it can be fitted into a mini HTPC case. the card is clocked at 600MHz core with 512 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 900 (1800) MHz on a 256-bit wide memory bus. Outputs include DVI, HDMI.
According to Galaxy internal testing, the GPU core TDP is reduced significantly by just a reduction of 0.1V VGPU. As such, the core temp can be lowered by nearly 10 degrees using the same type of cooling.

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