[mythtv-users] Preferred video card

jafa hdtv at silicondust.com
Sun Sep 10 22:16:43 UTC 2006

> I've been on the list for a couple of weeks now and it's becoming
> apparent that many people consider the nVidia GeForce FX5200 based cards
> to be the gold standard for MythTV boxes.
> Now, I've been whether the 6200-based cards aren't considered equally
> good. They're passively cooled and have a faster RAMDAC than he FX5200,
> but the memory interface is only 64 bit. Both have all of the outputs
> one is likely to need.
> Both cards cost also around the same, so I'm going to pick one up. Is
> there a compelling reason to prefer the FX5200 chipset over the 6200?
Hi Ian,

I have a 6200 in my MythTV machine - it works well playing HD content 
using XvMC.


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