[mythtv-users] Zotac ID80 w/ Nvidia GT 520M
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Mon Mar 12 14:56:47 UTC 2012
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 3:20 AM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 4:13 PM, jk90090 <jk90090 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Looks very interesting, but I see the 520 (not specifically the 520M)
>> can't handle Advanced 2x in HD.
>> In case someone has tested this video chip, or in the future the Zbox
>> ID80, it would be great to reply to this thread with feedback on their
>> experiences. Thanks.
> No experience (in fact zotac computers don't even seem to be marketed
> in NZ) but there is some info on the video chipset here
> You run the risk of having started another thread where half the
> people say "nvidia saved my life with vdpau, I love it, I hardly need
> a decent cpu now I have vdpau" and the other half say "nvidia is only
> half the solution, pair it with atom and you get what you pay for, and
> woebetide you if you want to do anything other than watch nvidia's
> limited range of codecs/frame sizes/whatever. Get a motherboard with a
> decent cpu and a slot for an nvidia card".
> bah, I am happy with my ion revos, although the ion2 is certainly
> better than ion , and having played with some side by side full
> frame 3d rips (ie 3840x1080) I see the point of the cpu power to back
> up stuff vdpau won't do, but it may also be to do with what my 3d tv
> will accept :)
I have a Gen 1 ION system from Zotac with a Atom 330 and on my 27" tv
in my bedroom with temporal 2x it works great and is plenty fast on
the interface. The fan is a little noisy but I've read it can be
replaced with a quieter one, hasn't bothered me that much yet though.
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