[mythtv-users] Which video card to buy?
gull at gull.us
Mon Oct 8 17:41:20 UTC 2007
On Oct 8, 2007, at 10:17 AM, Brian Wood wrote:
>> Aw, why? ;) Frankly, its 720x348 monochrome graphics were more
>> useful than CGA's 640x200 monochrome or 320x200 "four ugly colors"
> Yeah, first they told us that green was scientifically chosen to be
> easiest on our eyes. Then they decided they were wrong, and everyone
> should buy an amber monitor. Then they decide that perhaps "paper
> was the best, a technology that was pioneered in the 1950s.
> Great marketing: Make everyone buy 3 or 4 monitors with the same
Eh, it's not like they forced you to. The electrical interface
didn't change. Unlike the TV industry, they couldn't lobby the
government to force everyone to switch. ;)
Personally my favorites were the amberchrome ones. Paper white CRTs
were often too much like staring into a light bulb.
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