[mythtv-users] questions re Component Out with Nvidia 6150

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Wed Jan 24 03:22:02 UTC 2007

Hey all you 5200 vs. 6200 people: where does the 6150 fit in the scheme of all 
things Myth?

It would be sweet to have HD capable video built into the MB.

Alex Halovanic wrote:
> I'm considering an upgrade to my aging Duron HDTV system and I was
> looking at this board:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131014 with an
> integrated GeForce 6150 and Component Out.  Currently I'm using a 5200
> with a VGA->Component adaptor.  Unfortunately the adaptor's switches
> have to be set by hand for different resolutions so I have everything
> being scaled to 1280p and then getting scaled again by my native 1080i
> set (the system being too slow for 1080i resolutions).
> My questions:
> Is the component output on the 6150 able to be changed on-the-fly to
> match the source resolution like VGA is?  If it is, can I use the
> in-built tv modelines or would I need to define the modelines myself?
> Would I be better off running at my tv's native resolution and letting
> myth scale it up?  Is the quality better or worse than  VGA->Component
> (running at my tv's native resolution and letting myth scale it)?
> Any help or hints at all are welcome.  Thanks in advance!
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