[mythtv-users] Smoother video playback?

Ben Lancaster lists at benlancaster.co.uk
Tue Apr 10 15:09:42 UTC 2007

On 10 Apr 2007, at 15:45, Mark Kendall wrote:

> On 4/10/07, Ben Lancaster <lists at benlancaster.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Do you have a 50Hz modeline to use for display? - likely if this is
>>> a hi-def tv, unlikely if it's a monitor.
>>> A 50Hz modeline should give you a noticeable improvement,
>>> particularly in combination with opengl vsync.
>> I thought this was the case some time ago. Unfortunately I've been
>> unable to find a 1280x720 or 1360x768 50Hz modeline that works with
>> my Samsung HDTV over VGA. I don't suppose you have one? ;-)
> Unfortunately no - they only support 60Hz over VGA. Does your video
> card have dvi out?

Hmmph, I just checked the manual and you're right!

As for DVI; no I only have VGA. My TV doesn't actually have an HDMI  
in so it's not strictly HD Ready in the first place.


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