[mythtv-users] [OT] Video cards

Jarod Wilson lists at wilsonet.com
Wed Jan 24 15:25:19 UTC 2007


Damian Surr wrote:
> 
>>> I have an older nVidia running a frontend only machine that seems  
>>> to be
>>> bogged down. The video seems jumpy at times and just a hair delayed. I
>>> have two other frontends with slightly newer nVidia cards, and they  
>>> are
>>> just fine, so I assume it's not my master backend's problem with the
>>> recordings. Can someone please suggest a cheap, nVidia based card with
>>> svideo outout?
>>>     
>>
>> GeForce 6200TC. Dirt-cheap and plays back HDTV like a champ here.
>>   
> I'm about to buy a cheap fanless 5200 with SVideo out (about 25 in the 
> UK). See the "5200 or 6200" thread for thoughs on the two types.
> 
> I'm not going for HD though, so the 6200 may have an advantage there?

I'm thinking six of one, half-dozen of the other. Both should work just 
fine for HD and non-HD.

--jarod


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