[mythtv-users] AGP interface graphics card with VDPAU support?
william_munson at comcast.net
Thu Dec 4 23:20:16 UTC 2008
Brian Wood wrote:
> On Thursday 04 December 2008 15:47:05 William wrote:
>> lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com wrote:
>>> Surely with these older motherboards it would be cheaper to buy a new
>>> 8200 based mobo then try and buy a AGP based card, which are really
>>> Lindsay Mathieson
>> That may be an option in a few months however ATM its going to be hard
>> enough to get WAF high enough to squeeze the budget for a new video card
>> with x-mas just around the corner... On the other hand, perhaps a few
>> printouts of motherboards with a santa sticker left on the coffee table
>> might get santa to spring for one :)
> I have learned over the years to never let "Santa" buy me electronics gear.
> Santa is just not savvy enough to know what I need, and he seems to get
> swayed by any sales pitch he gets from the 17-year-old "experts" at the Big
> Box stores.
Agreed which is why I trained mine a long time ago to buy exactly what a
print out says including the product and phone numbers. Think a page
from NewEgg or one of the other big online houses. To sweeten the deal I
always pick items that are currently on sale. That usually seals the deal :)
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