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

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Wed Jan 24 03:39:02 UTC 2007

Well, that's one yea and one nay. Unfortunately, Paul, Jarod's name has more 
pull here. :)

Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2007, at 22:22, Kirk Bocek wrote:
>> 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.
> My frontend box has an Asus A8N-VM CSM w/onboard 6150, which doesn't  
> work so hot w/my HDTV. For whatever reason, from BIOS to X, it will  
> only fill up 4:3-ish worth of the set, max rez 1280x1024. Dunno why  
> that's the case, but I had a PCIe slot and a PCIe 6200TC, which works  
> perfectly at 1920x1080p. (All DVI here).
>> 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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