[mythtv-users] pci -e 1x video cards?

Graham Wood mythtv-users at spam.dragonhold.org
Thu Apr 12 15:03:12 UTC 2007

> No. But obviously an x1 card will not be able to move data as fast as
> a 16x.
Definitely true.

> But for "normal" desktop accelerated video usage I suspect an x1 card
> would be a pretty poor performer.
Only if an AGP x1 (or PCI) card would have the same problem.

Bandwidth of PCIe 1x is comparable to AGP x1, and about double PCI  
(32bit, 33MHz, since that's the most common).  I've got a myth box I  
use running with a PCI card that's pretty usable.


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