[mythtv-users] Comments on PNY GeForce4 MX 440 vs Chaintech?

Milan Andric mio at lebox.org
Wed Oct 6 01:51:00 UTC 2004

On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 01:26:44PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/05/2004 12:02 PM, Milan Andric wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 02:44:11AM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>On 10/05/2004 12:56 AM, Milan Andric wrote:
> >>
> >is your advice to scrap the old video card and get a matrox440? i remember
> >an old mail where you have a specific recommendation.  I guess it wouldn't
> >be too bad of an investment, but i already (over)spent $140 on the 
> >hauppauge.
> >i was taking the frugal but rocky path; it fits my philosophy.
> > 
> >
> The one I'm using is a Chaintech GeForce4 MX440 (not a Matrox).  It's 
> nice because it does OpenGL (with the nVidia proprietary drivers), good 
> TV out, and it cost me $40.  If you shop around, you can probably find 
> the same card for $30 at the right place/right time.  Whether it's worth 
> it I'll leave up to you.  Although, IMHO, the time my Myth box saves me 
> in watching the shows I want to watch was well worth the expense...  I 
> considered other video cards, but went with the GF4MX440 because it was 
> known to work well, and was simple to set up.

Does anyone have any experience with the PNY version of this card?
Does it work with similarly as the chaintech?

PNY GeForce4 MX 440 / 64MB / AGP 8X / VGA / TV Out / White Box Video Card


$19 after rebate



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