[mythtv-users] OT: Optimising 50Hz over 60Hz VGA (was: Smoother video playback?)
lists at benlancaster.co.uk
Tue Apr 10 16:45:18 UTC 2007
On 10 Apr 2007, at 15:45, Mark Kendall wrote:
> On 4/10/07, Ben Lancaster <lists at benlancaster.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Do you have a 50Hz modeline to use for display? - likely if this is
>>> a hi-def tv, unlikely if it's a monitor.
>>> A 50Hz modeline should give you a noticeable improvement,
>>> particularly in combination with opengl vsync.
>> I thought this was the case some time ago. Unfortunately I've been
>> unable to find a 1280x720 or 1360x768 50Hz modeline that works with
>> my Samsung HDTV over VGA. I don't suppose you have one? ;-)
> Unfortunately no - they only support 60Hz over VGA. Does your video
> card have dvi out?
In light of the above, are there any ways of improving PAL over 60Hz
The only solution I can see is to get a video card with component TV
Out; I'm not sure this annoyance merits the £40 expenditure.
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