Leadtek has a custom build low profile PCB so they had to look for another cooling solution, as the reference design cooler is made for a full size PCB video card;
They came up with the following design:
A slick looking full aluminum heatsink with integrated fan, painted black for looks. A decorative sticker matches the box design.
The card itself is of course minuscule compared to mainstream video cards. This card is meant to go into a HTPC, it features the required outputs for today’s LCD and Plasma TVs:
From left to right we have VGA (d-sub), HDMI and DVI.
The back of the card doesn’t reveal much for most people, others spot some voltage control chips which will allow them, once modified with a couple of resistors, to increase vGPU and vMEM.
At the front of the card with the cooler removed we can see the memory chips marked H5TQ1G63BFR from Hynix
The GPU on the Geforce GT 220 has code name GT216-300 and the one on the Leadtek Winfast is revision A2
Performance and conclusive thoughts next ->