[mythtv-users] Video card choices.

Cecil Watson cwatson at linkline.com
Fri Dec 3 09:20:32 UTC 2004


Randy Carpenter wrote:

>>From reading the list, it seems that Nvidia cards are the best supported.  
>I am probably going to build at least one system with separate video card
>and sound card. What would be a good choice for an nvidia card? Here are a 
>couple of choices I've seen:
>GF4 MX 64MB with TV out - ~$40
>GF FX 5200 128MB with TV out - ~$60
>GF FX 5200 256MB with TV out - ~$75
>Is there much difference in the amount of ram or between the GF4 mx and 
>the FX 5200 ? DVD playback is important, as well as TV viewing.
If you plan on getting HDTV, I'd recommend the FX w/ 128.  If not, the 4 
is plenty powerful!



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