[mythtv-users] Need graphics+Tuner recommendations

Dan wolf mboverload at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 22:10:19 UTC 2004

I don't beleive there are any tuners in an AGP card.

Go for an Nvidia, they have an ability to to encode video or something
like that.  Takes a huge load off your CPU.

On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 22:58:26 +0100, Sim <simon.hampton at freebel.net> wrote:
> I'm trying to work out what integrated graphics + tuner card to buy for a
> system I'm trying to set up with a small form factor.  I need a tuner on an
> AGP card so that I can use the PCI slot for a second tuner.  I also want to
> get DVI output for my LCD screen.
> I've put full details of what I've learned (from scratch) on
> http://users.pandora.be/sim/linux/pvr.html but getting the right video card
> (and then finding it online in Belgium) is where I am not sure.  I don't
> think I need much graphics power - Myth will be the only application running.
> I know the PVR350 has TV-out but it sounds tought to get configured, so I was
> erring towards a nVidia solution, as they have generally been good to Linux.
> But FX, MX, GFroce 2 or 4, ... leave me confused.  ATI-based products also
> seem widely available online, but are these even supported by Linux?
> Sim
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