[mythtv-users] Which nVidia card?
Pieter De Wit
pieter at insync.za.net
Wed Mar 7 08:14:15 UTC 2012
On 7/03/2012 21:09, Simon Waldman wrote:
>>> From: Jim Oltman<jim.oltman at gmail.com>
>>> This is similar to what I run.
>>> fanless nVidia 430GT. Does HDMI output and supports all HD Audio Codecs.
>>> Does the VDPAU decoding and I've had no issues (besides the standard
>>> VDPAUBUFFERSIZE setting that will be addressed in MythTV 0.25)
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 21:35, Scott Smith<pickle136 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> Be careful in considering this card, (I also have one) and this would
>> probably not fit in a shuttle case. The heatsink wraps over the top of the
>> card and makes it quite tall.
> THanks for the thoughts. Fanless is not especially important, since
> the Shuttle has plenty of other noisy fans anyway. Card height hasn't
> been an issue so far, but it's worth bearing in mind; it's length that
> I've had trouble with in the past.
> Anyway - specific cards aside, is a 430GT about the minimum for
> handling everything that Myth might throw at it? I've never had nVidia
> (always used ATI cards), so I don't know their range at all.
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If you can spare the extra $, I would go with the 450. It was about $20
more here so worth it, imho :)
There is almost 0 diff between the two and the 430 will handle mythtv
perfectly. I was looking at the 430 before I saw the 450 at $20 more.
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