[mythtv-users] nVidia PCI 5200 -> PCIx 6200 TC - Holy Cow!

Damian Surr damian at gingermagic.com
Mon Jan 29 10:39:27 UTC 2007

> I have found that the hardware overlay used by default on the 5xxx 
> series cards produces a very poor quality output.
> Putting "RandRRotation" "true" in to the xorg.conf file to disable the 
> overlay produces a much better output.
> I used RandRRotation to disable as there is now way to do it directly.
> The 6xxx series cards don't even have a hardware overlay to begin with 
> so no need to disable it.
> I have tried this on two different brands of 5xxx series cards and both 
> looked much better with the hardware overlay disabled.
> Both were using the svideo tv out so results might be different going 
> thru the vga or dvi connectors.
Where were you all when I asked "5200 or 6200"? :-)
I've got a 5200 arriving any day now
(although ebuyer in the uk are taking forever to deliver items that were 
in stock! Don't think I'll be ordering from them again)

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