[mythtv-users] 128 mb Fx5200 V 256 Mb XFS 6200

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Thu Mar 22 14:31:49 UTC 2007

Brian Wood wrote:
> On Mar 22, 2007, at 7:59 AM, David Campbell wrote:
>> Steven Adeff wrote:
>>> The FX5200 will give you color OSD. Otherwise they're basically the
>>> same. Go cheap and go fanless is the best advice.
>> Thanks.
>> Still curious if replacing the Geforce MX 4000 with a 5200 will be the
>> tipping pint between being able to play HD or not?
> Possibly, but I doubt it. From a Myth and an nVidia Linux driver  
> standpoint they're pretty close to the same, the differences would  
> show up more with Windows drivers and gaming apps.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ 
> Comparison_of_NVIDIA_Graphics_Processing_Units

Thanks Brian, that is helpful.

I guess I need to read some more why an XP3000+ combined with an MX4000 
doesn't cut it with BBC HD

If anyone has any pointers I'd be grateful


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