[mythtv-users] Recommended Video Card

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 15:42:40 UTC 2006


On 9/26/06, Chad Flynt <hoochster at sofnet.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> My apologies if this has been covered a million times.  I was just
> curious what people were recommending for video on newer systems that
> have no AGP Support.  I have lots of NVIDIA 5200's but all AGP.  And
> pretty much anything you buy now is PCI Express.  Or has like an NVIDIA
> 6100 on board.  In my past experience the 5200 was one of the better
> cards to use for xxmc support and such.  And something with the newer
> decoders on the newer cards wasn't as good.  But being as they don't
> make a 5200 in PCI Express, I was just curious to know what is the
> recommended hardware now.

the FX5300 is a 5200 chipset on a PCIe board. I've got one. Mine
doesn't like HD resolutions for some reason. I don't know what exactly
it is, but I'm upgrading to a 6200, should be in the mail tmrw,
hopefully that will solve my problems...

-- 
Steve
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