[mythtv-users] 6600 vs 7300GS

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Oct 18 01:07:58 UTC 2006

On Oct 17, 2006, at 5:47 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:

> On 10/17/06, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10/17/06, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>>> On Oct 17, 2006, at 3:40 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>>> afaik they're the same in terms of Myth. Daniel might know of some
>>>> Composite extention differences between the cards, but those  
>>>> won't be
>>>> taken advantage of until he writes the code to support this.
>>> In fact I think they are both overkill for what Myth needs, so  
>>> either
>>> one should work fine.
>> Good deal.  Does anyone know if both of them are sufficient for HD  
>> Myth?
> yes, the 5200 is enough for HD, everything above that is "overkill".

More importantly is if the card has dual-link DVI on it. Save  
yourself the trouble of upgrading later and get one with dual-link  
DVI so it's ready for when you want to run at 1080p (if not ready at  
the moment, you will want it at some point down the line).

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