[mythtv-users] Graphics card recomendation
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Aug 27 19:39:51 UTC 2006
On 8/27/06, Dylan Semler <dylan.semler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/26/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/25/06, Dylan Semler <dylan.semler at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 8/25/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 8/24/06, Dylan Semler <dylan.semler at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I have also been considering purchasing dual flat panels at 1600x1200
> > > > resolution each. Should I have any concern that a 5200 would not be
> > > to
> > > > drive such a high resolution on two screens?
> > > >
> > > > What do you guys think?
> > >
> > > A FX5200 will do fine, you will need to find one that has dual DVI
> > > output, which may be easier to find in the 6000 series.
> > >
> > > Why is that? Are VGA outputs not able to drive 1600x1200?
> > "you'll prefer"? you could drive one via VGA and one via DVI. Do you
> > plan on using one screen for Myth and one as a regular desktop screen?
> I was planning on doing one via VGA and one via DVI, as I've never been able
> to detect any noticeable difference between the two. I hadn't really
> thought about how myth would fit in to this. I guess the only logical thing
> would be to have one for Myth and the other as a regular desktop, although I
> may decide to go with a separate frontend for myth.
> My highest ambitions would have me try to take the two monitors apart,
> perhaps do a little machining, and try to rig it up so it looks like one
> very big and very wide monitor. Though, I guess the chances that this is
> even possible are very, very, very small.
just get a bigger monitor/HDTV.
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