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I have an Asus GT 430 Nvidea which is passively cooled. It is not as robust as the card linked above but it does not run excessively hot, even after 2 hours of a blu-ray rip at the medium level of MadVR which is the highest level that card supports.
One thing to consider with the card you have linked is card height. It looks to be a full height card and the heat tube/sync extends above the height of the bracket and beyond the footprint of the PCI buss below. This is a good thing for cooling but might not fit in your case. From newegg's listing the card is 7.99" x 4.37" x 1.5" which is pretty big.
Another thing to consider with a passive card, or any card for that matter is how to get the heat out of your case silently. My case is only ventilated by the PSU fan but it does okay although it is a bit stuffy in there.