[mythtv-users] Cheap PCI OpenGL compatible card

Bryan Cromwell bcromwell.mailinglists at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 18:03:03 UTC 2006

The nvidia mx440 and mx4000 are available in pci and in sff (half height pci

On 10/18/06, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2006, at 10:37 AM, Matthew Asplund wrote:
> > I have just finished building a little mythtv box.  I purchased an
> > old Compaq small form-factor PC from our university surplus for
> > $40, put in a 250 GB drive and a PVR-150.  It is working very well
> > as both frontend and backend.  Then I attached my regular computer
> > as a remote frontend, and saw how nice the OpenGL stuff looks.
> > Well, now I am wanting it on my little compaq too.  Unfortunately
> > the motherboard has onboard Intel 810, and no AGP port.  I tried
> > using an old 3Dfx PCI card but I could not get hardware
> > acceleration working under Ubuntu.  Does anybody know of a good,
> > cheap, PCI video card with decent OpenGL support?  I can live with
> > the Qt rendering, it just isn't as pretty.
> >
> > Matthew Asplund
> nVidia 5200FX cards are pretty much the standard around here and can
> be had relatively inexpensively. You can get a PCI version of it.
> _______________________________________________
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/attachments/20061018/8a7b0063/attachment.htm 

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list