[mythtv-users] 5200 or 6200
lmclaren at lrm.com.au
Fri Jan 26 03:52:08 UTC 2007
Rich West wrote:
> Rich West wrote:
>> Craig Courtney wrote:
>>>> I've noticed that the 5200's are much harder to find now-a-days.
>>>> Fanless 6200's aren't all that difficult to find, but tend to run about
>>>> 50% more in price than 5200's. Also, finding an affordable fanless 6200
>>>> agp with component out has so far been next to impossible. :(
>>> $43 seems pretty reasonable.
>> Woah.. wait a sec.. That HAS component out. Sweet.. I didn't see that
>> when I was on new-egg.. Almost bought something completely different for
>> a lot more $$. :)
> Grr.. Just got two of them from Newegg (the advantage of being near to a
> distribution center). Apparently, the thing missing from the reviews is
> that these cards suck. One was fine when connected via component to my
> RP TV, but the other had awful ghosting when plugged in via VGA to our
> 32" LCD TV. Curious, I tested both cards, one after the other,
> connected via VGA to the LCD TV, and they both exhibited the same
> ghosting problem.
> I have one XFX 6200 (VGA/DVI/S-Video) in my other FE, so I yanked that
> and put it in this FE to test against the LCD TV, and the picture
> quality was crisp and clean.
> I can understand one bad card.. but TWO? Guess I got what I paid for..
> :( Well, hopefully Newegg will treat me well and allow for an easy return.
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You are not using a VGA extension cable are you?
If you are, try it without.
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