[mythtv-users] Best VDPAU card for under $50
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun May 15 23:21:04 UTC 2011
On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 7:13 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 3:56 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 12:20:31PM -0600, John P Poet wrote:
>>> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Michelle Dupuis <mdupuis at ocg.ca> wrote:
>>> > I'm investigating choppy audio/sudio sync issues on new (used box, new to
>>> > me) front-end and I suspect my video card isn't keeping up. I would like to
>>> > get a VDPAU video card, ideally one without fan (passive cooling only).
>>> > First, what is the best one I can get that meets these criteria?
>>> > Second, what is the cheapest one I can get that meet these criteria? (That
>>> > won't be obsoleted/unsupported shortly)
>>> > Thanks!
>>> nVidia's latest/gratest HTPC chip is the GT520.
>> ...figures. I just got myself a 430.
> I am not so sure the 430 is less powerful than the 520. I mean the 430
> has 2 times the stream processors. Although the 520 uses less max
yea, I believe the 520 is just a "half" 430, so the VDPAU abilities
are the same. but as mentioned it does use less power, which for some
is reason enough to go for the 520 over the 430.
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