Looking for Low Power Consumption PCI Video Card
Preface: I have searched extensively, but I cannot find the exact power specs for ATI and Nvidia video cards.
My 2699 came with a Morex 60W. I used it to install XP and get some things set up.
It powered the following very nicely:
WD 80GB 3.5" HDD
Panasonic 8x DVD Slim
Xenarc TS USB
Mini USB Keyboard
Deluo GPS receiver (serial/ps2)
Cisco 350 PCMCIA Wireless Card
Because of the whole 800x480 issue, I put an nVidia FX5200 64MB PCI card in. Long story short, the 90W Opus can't handle it. The power supply calculator lists the 5200 as 60W at peak usage...
So, I'm looking specifically at these two cards to replace the FX5200:
Because of their seemingly slower performance/lower power reqs and because they are custom resolution capable.
Can anyone point me a chart of the power requirements of these cards? Can anyone recommend one over the other for stability in hot/cold environments?
Thanks in advance.