[mythtv-users] Nvidia 5200FX

Ben Lancaster lists at benlancaster.co.uk
Mon Jun 5 20:56:16 UTC 2006

On 5 Jun 2006, at 21:24, Michael Lynch wrote:

> On 6/5/06, cweisiger at i-55.com <cweisiger at i-55.com> wrote:
>> What is the quality of the 5200FX Nvidia card.
>> I have a nvidia mx4000 with 128Ram.
>> I didnt mess with any nvidia settings. Just using the defaults in
>> the nvidia-settings control panel.
>> The card is fine except sometimes the picture around objects
>> gets wavey but then clears up. Usually happens during quick
>> motion scenes. This happens while watching live TV.
>> Would the 5200FX be a better choice with the more ram(256).
>> I can pick one up for $75US.
>> Thanks.
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> I'm in the same situation as you and out of curiosity I wondered about
> the 5200 also.  I went ahead and ordered one from newegg for $61.45
> shipped.  I haven't received it yet, but when I do, I'll post any
> noticable differences when I get a chance.
> Here's a link to the card I'm getting if you're curious:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814140027

Are you using the VGA or TV-Out?

I have an FX5200 powering my HD LCD, and the picture is impeccable.  
When I was using the TVOUT on my old CRT, the picture when playing a  
DVD was as good as, if not better than, my DVD Player.

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