Smallest full 3d (atleast gforce 7xxx range) graphics cards?

Well ones you can play 3d games with (atleast UT2k4), like the graphics cards in some laptops, that have a PCIe connector.. I bring it up, because it would be possible to build better small PCs, if we had graphic card options.
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  1. You can build a PC that would fit in most backpacks (backpacks like those children use for school) with a full sized card.

    There are small cards too. Like HD 7750 low profile. But are they really necessary?
  2. There is a low profile 7850 for the record. BUT! Some small cases like the bitfenix prodigy can use full sized cards like the radeon 7970
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133471

    Pretty small card, will play UT on max settings easily. Modern games on medium/high mix settings.

    Quite small, under $100
  4. jd_ is correct, HOWEVER (and this is a big one), small cases are often not great at dealing with a lot of heat. Even with fans, it is very easy for hot spots to develop. Unless it exhausts its heat (like the HIS Black Hole / IceQ Turbo coolers do), I'm not sure I'd put anything that gets hotter than a HD7770 in a small case.
    I had a $150 mobo fry a VRM shorted in a small case. It was stock and maybe slightly undervolted, but the HD7870 I had in there produced a lot of heat during games, and one day it simply died. The case was a Lian Li PC-Q08R, which has two fans providing a flow of air through the case, but it was apparently not enough. Lesson learned.
  5. +1 jd_w98
    7850 if you want low profile, some beasty cards can fit into tiny cases.
    The smallest you can buy (length wise) for best performance is the GTX 650 Ti.
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