[mythtv-users] 5200 or 6200
craig at dawnsedge.com
Thu Jan 25 23:20:21 UTC 2007
Ugh... I get mine tomorrow. I'll let you know how it turns out.
On Jan 25, 2007, at 10:33 PM, Rich West wrote:
> Rich West wrote:
>> Craig Courtney wrote:
>>>> I've noticed that the 5200's are much harder to find now-a-days.
>>>> Fanless 6200's aren't all that difficult to find, but tend to
>>>> run about
>>>> 50% more in price than 5200's. Also, finding an affordable
>>>> fanless 6200
>>>> agp with component out has so far been next to impossible. :(
>>> $43 seems pretty reasonable.
>> Woah.. wait a sec.. That HAS component out. Sweet.. I didn't see
>> when I was on new-egg.. Almost bought something completely
>> different for
>> a lot more $$. :)
> Grr.. Just got two of them from Newegg (the advantage of being near
> to a
> distribution center). Apparently, the thing missing from the
> reviews is
> that these cards suck. One was fine when connected via component
> to my
> RP TV, but the other had awful ghosting when plugged in via VGA to our
> 32" LCD TV. Curious, I tested both cards, one after the other,
> connected via VGA to the LCD TV, and they both exhibited the same
> ghosting problem.
> I have one XFX 6200 (VGA/DVI/S-Video) in my other FE, so I yanked that
> and put it in this FE to test against the LCD TV, and the picture
> quality was crisp and clean.
> I can understand one bad card.. but TWO? Guess I got what I paid
> :( Well, hopefully Newegg will treat me well and allow for an easy
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