[mythtv-users] Graphics card recommendation

Mike Robinson mike at robinsonhome.org
Sat Nov 19 17:55:04 EST 2005

Jesse Guardiani wrote:

> On Saturday 19 November 2005 10:10 am, Mike Robinson wrote:
>>Chad wrote:
>>>>Actually, the only reason I care about PCIe is because I plan on getting
>>>>a higher end CPU and motherboard.  Unfortunately, higher end
>>>>motherboards with >3 PCI slots and a 10/100/1000 network interface
>>>>typically don't come with an AGP slot.
>>>Not a gigabit NIC, but I've got a mobo with 6 PCI's and an AGP, an
>>>ASUS A7V600-X I believe (not at home to peak at the mobo).  It's
>>>Socket A, not sure if that's what you want.
>>The gigabit NIC is the kicker.  Serving HD to multiple FEs and hosting 
>>thin clients can cause a noticeable latency on a 10/100 NIC. 
>>Motherboards with a gigabit NIC, >3 PCI slots, and AGP are scarce.
> I'm personally drooling over the Abit IC7-G. Firewire, USB 2.0, 4 PCI slots,
> an AGP slot, Gigabit, and optical 6.1 audio in-out, and quad pumped dual
> channel DDR all built-in. I've seen 'em for about $120.

That might be the one for me.  Please get me a drool bucket.


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