[mythtv-users] 5200 or 6200

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 19:51:52 UTC 2007

On 23/01/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.com> wrote:

> Does MythTV prefer 5200 or 6200 for any reason?

The 5xxx series of cards do not have the black and white OSD problems
that the 6xxx and 7xxx series cards have, due to a change in the way
chroma-keying is handled (see
for more infor).

A 5200 card with 128MB, TV-out and DVI would be my choice - many US
users use the 5200 for HDTV output in addition to SDTV, using the XvMC
support in the nVidia driver. There's no benefit in getting 256MB
unless you are also going to use the machine for heavy gaming. OpenGL
support allows you also to use the new OpenGL-enabled menus in the

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