[mythtv-users] HD TV Out Video Card Options?

Justin Moore justin at cs.duke.edu
Sat Mar 17 01:58:12 UTC 2007

>> Can anyone give me any input on a decent PCIEx16 or PCIEx4 video card for 
>> mythtv .20
>> I will need to output to a HD Monitor via Component somehow and a PC LCD 
>> via DVI or VGA
>> New motherboard does not have an AGP slot and onboard video is Intel GMA 
>> X3000
> The DVI or VGA part is easy, just about any nVidia card with a PCI Express 
> interface should work, from the 5300 on up.
> Component output is a little harder to find, and of course costs more. You 
> might want to consider an external converter of some sort if you can't find a 
> card with component output.

I have the Gigabyte GeForce 7100GS.  It comes with a small 'HDTV' 
adaptor that has s-video, composite, and component output.  See


It's fanless and is <$50.


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