[mythtv-users] Recommended Video Card

Andrew Davis andrew at nccomp.com
Tue Sep 26 18:30:50 UTC 2006

jack snodgrass wrote:
> On 9/26/06, Chad Flynt <hoochster at sofnet.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> My apologies if this has been covered a million times.  I was just
>> curious what people were recommending for video on newer systems that
>> have no AGP Support.  I have lots of NVIDIA 5200's but all AGP.  And
>> pretty much anything you buy now is PCI Express.  Or has like an NVIDIA
>> 6100 on board.  In my past experience the 5200 was one of the better
>> cards to use for xxmc support and such.  And something with the newer
>> decoders on the newer cards wasn't as good.  But being as they don't
>> make a 5200 in PCI Express, I was just curious to know what is the
>> recommended hardware now.
>> Thanks for any input.
>> _______________________________________________
> I've had real good results with a Nvidia 6200. Fanless.
> Supports my HDTV monitor on a DVI port and my PC
> Monitor on VGA port. Handles my HDTV shows just
> fine. Picked it up at Fry's for $49 with a $20 rebate.
> jack
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I have a similar card... LeadTek WinFast 128M (PX6200TCTDH128)... has 
128Mb DDR memory, 16xPCI-E slot, VGA & DVI outputs, plus a dongle output 
that provides S-Video and composite... nVidia driver for Linux shows it 
as a "Leadtek WinFast PX6200 - nVidia GeForce 6200 TurboCache"...

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