[mythtv-users] Which video card to buy?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Oct 8 16:52:57 UTC 2007


David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Oct 6, 2007, at 12:53 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> 
>> mlists wrote:
>>
>>> argh -- didn't think of that.  I didn't realize they dropped  
>>> Interlacing
>>> support?  Why on earth would they do that?!
>> Because their primary market is gamers, not us.
> 
> And everyone "knows" that interlaced computer displays became  
> obsolete back in the early 90s, when people started to care about  
> flicker and eyestrain. ;)

Yeah, we started out in the 80's driving our TV sets, a major step up
from the ASR-33 teletypes.

Gradually computer monitors got "better", as we moved to CGA, then EGA,
then VGA... (I'll leave out "hercules").

So now we're back to trying to drive TV sets.

But TV sets are getting "better".

beww


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