[mythtv-users] Video Card Recommendation

Allen Edwards allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com
Wed Aug 13 00:56:55 UTC 2008


On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 5:24 PM, Allen Edwards
<allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com> wrote:
> Nick Bright wrote:
>>
>> John H wrote:
>>>
>>> If you plan on never using XvMC, I'd recommend the GeForce 7300. I've
>>> used both the 5200 and 7300. On HD OSD fade, the audio crackles with
>>> the 5200 but not with the 7300 so you have to turn it off on the 5200.
>>> If you use XvMc and you want color OSD, you have to use the 5200. I
>>> have to use xvmc since the guide is horribly slow on HD.
>>>
>>
>> I'm using a 7300GT and have XvMC enabled, and my OSD is in color...
>>
>> nick at mythtv:~$ cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep Motion
>> (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
>>
>>  - Nick
>
> I thought if you didn't have a B&W display, you didn't have XvMC -- that it
> didn't load.  How do you know that XvMC is working?
>
> Allen
>
>

oops,  answered.  Never mind..


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