[mythtv-users] TurboCache Video Cards

Tom Dombrosky tbdombrosky at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 12:04:27 UTC 2005

On 6/27/05, Andy Smith <ams515 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm in the process of building up a new HTPC and I'd like to be able to
> decode 720p content and output through DVI. 3D performance doesn't matter
> since this won't be used for gaming but I'd like to be sure the video
> doesn't come out choppy but trying to keep things as cheap as possible. Has
> anyone had success using the Nvidia 6200 TurboCache cards for this sort of
> thing?
> I'm planning to use the following for the rest of the system:
> - MSI 915P Combo-F (i915P Socket 775/800FSB Dual-DDR/2-400/533) -- I want to
> use the Intel 9xx series chipsets for their HD audio support which is the
> reason I need a PCI-Express video card.
> - Intel CeleronD 335J (2.8GHZ LGA775 533FSB 256K Cache)
> - 512 MB DDR-400 RAM
> Any other comments on the other hardware would be great too. 

I had a lot of problems getting my 6200TC card to work.  I ended up
selling it.  I only tried up to the 7174 drivers though.  The main
problem I had was extremely high cpu usage for the X process whenever
playing video.


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