[mythtv-users] PCI video out card suggestions please :)

Simon at the Threshold dweller at the-threshold.org
Mon Jan 12 04:48:25 EST 2004

Audio Phile wrote:
> I have an aged PII-450 based system that's just
> sitting in the basement.  I'd like to use it as a
> frontend for mythtv.  Only catch is the board is so
> old that there is no AGP slot on the thing!  Can
> someone recommend a PCI card that has video output
> that myth will use and that will be very high quality
> (ie no lines like some of the older board w/ video
> out)?  If you can, please let me know the maker and
> model with any comments you have.

I use a Geforce4 MX440 PCI card on my setup, the card provides a mpeg2
coder (XvMC) Xvideo motion compensation which is well handy for
deinterlacing video playback.

Doesn't cost the earth either.

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