[mythtv-users] Graphics card recomendation

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Aug 31 22:13:21 UTC 2006

On 8/31/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 08/31/06 16:42, Steven Adeff wrote:
> >On 8/31/06, Dylan Semler <dylan.semler at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>So.. you guys are saying I should go with the 5200?
> >>: )
> >>
> >>Dylan
> >>
> >>
> >
> >>From what I understand the 6000 series chips support dual-link HDMI,
> >which would benefit 1080p. Otherwise the 5200 should be fine.
> >
> >Also, from what I understand overlays only work on one outout. So if
> >you plan on driving both screens from the same card, make sure I'm
> >wrong on this =D
> >
> I thought the 6000 series and beyond dropped overlays.  Whether they
> support Xv on both outs with the new pixel shader/video texture
> approach, though, I couldn't tell you.

I dunno, I just remember reading something about not being able to
watch video on both outputs, but I don't know if it applies to the
6000 series.?

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