[mythtv-users] Crystal HD and .25
chmeredith at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 19:20:13 UTC 2011
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Stephen Otto <sotto at emsco.com> wrote:
>> On 2/10/2011 10:58, Stephen Otto wrote:
>> The other option that I keep hearing little notes about is the upcoming
> crystal HD cards. I believe that they are available in a form that would
>> replace the wireless network card (which I don’t use) in the dell laptop.
>> The Crystal HD cards are all MiniPCIe. MiniPCI doesn't have enough
> bandwidth. Make sure your laptop has the right kind of slot.
> Hmmm. Good catch. It appears that my laptop has only a MiniPCI. Some of the
> writings I had read incorrectly referred to the Crystal HD card as for the
> older slot.
> So it is everyone's consensus that the Dell laptop cannot be made to play
> HDPVR recordings? If so I guess it is time to move on.
I've never tried this before, but since this isn't a mobile system and
you have an available miniPCI slot, perhaps you could try one of
Then you could grab an 8400GS and be good to go with VDPAU.
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