[mythtv-users] need vid card with s-video, pci-x16 that "just works"
andrew.lyon at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 14:33:27 UTC 2007
On 1/4/07, Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> On 4 Jan 2007, at 03:11, Dave wrote:
> > All Nvidia cards with svideo out work great in xorg, try to get a 5xx0
> > series card, I have a 5750 PCI-E, but it has a fan, couldnt find one
> > without, might just change out the heatsink/fan for a heatsink only
> > if I
> > could find them somewhere
> Hi there,
> I'm graphics card shopping myself at the moment (see ) and may
> well end up with a nVidia.
> Why do you suggest a 5000-series rather than the 6000 or 7000? These
> 6000- & 7000-series cards seem to be more readily available & so I
> assumed they were later models. I therefore assumed longer support
> for them in nVidia's binary drivers.
> Assuming I was to end up with a 6000- & 7000-series card I had
> thought to replace the fan (which I assumed to be the most common
> factory-installed configuration) with an after-market heatsink. Maybe
> this is an unreasonable hope? Do these cards produce too much heat
> for that?
I use one of these
which is passively cooled, running at 1920x1080p from DVI -> HDMI 60hz
perfect picture for both sd and hdtv.
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