[mythtv-users] Will this video card work easily for TVOut?
allanwilson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 19:57:48 UTC 2006
On 9/11/06, list at onnow.net <list at onnow.net> wrote:
> Nvidia 5200 is a know working one with Svideo out. I have had very
> good luck with them.
> Quoting James Pifer <jep at obrien-pifer.com>:
> > Can anyone confirm if this card will work EASILY for TVOut on FC5?
> > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814130186
> > I would like to get a new dedicated machine for this purpose, but it
> > probably won't happen (wife will overrule!). So I need to use my backend
> > so I can use the PVR350's IR receiver. Problem is it has no PCI Express
> > or AGP! PITA! The system has a 1 Ghz Athlon with 768Meg RAM. I use a 250
> > and 350 for recordings, so I think it has enough horsepower to act as my
> > frontend too.
> > I guess my second option would be:
> > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814140027
> > Lots of talk about the 5200 so I assume this one would be easy.(one of
> > the reviewers says it runs hot though, little scary).
> > Maybe I should go this route anyway, since it also has DVI?.?.?.?
> > Any help or suggestions is appreciated.
> > James
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You should be able to do what you need with either card although I would pay
a couple more bucks and go with the second one. As long as your box doesn't
catch on fire and your video isn't flaky I would stay away from video cards
with fans on them because of the noise. My two cents worth
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