[mythtv-users] Video card w/ TV out recommendations

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 15:34:38 UTC 2006

On 9/27/06, Philip Isaacs <pisaacs at wesleyan.edu> wrote:
> raphael wrote:
> > Philip Isaacs wrote:
> >
> >> I'm building a new Myth box and I was looking for a good affordable
> >> video card w/ TV out.
> >>
> >> There are about a million different video cards out there and I'm not
> >> sure what makes one better then
> >> another when it comes to watching videos? Also what do you think the
> >> minimun amount of
> >> ram the video card should have for a MythTV?
> >>
> > I say this, although I'm ati fan, if you want TVout done easily
> > literally using the svideo port just forget about ati and buy a lower
> > end Nvidia card such as the 5200fx or the 6200.  I have both ati and
> > nvidia in my systems.  I don't use the ati drivers, I do use the Nvidia
> > drivers.  ATI drivers are fubared.
> Yeah, I have seen a bunch of postings for the 5200fx. Are there any
> brands that your recommend,
> or will any version from New Egg due. Also, is there a recommended
> amount of memory?

for SD memory doesn't matter, and any of the fx5200's should work fine.

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