[mythtv-users] Vid card question.

Rod Smith mythtv at rodsbooks.com
Wed Mar 28 04:12:27 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 27 March 2007 18:00, Mike Diehl wrote:
> Quick qustion:
> Which is better, s-vid or composite?
> I'm about to upgrade my vidio card and my TV will accept S-Video and
> Composite.  Since it's a 53" widescreen, it might be nice to have a nice
> card.

If those are your two choices, then S-video is the superior one. Modern TVs 
have inputs that are better than either of these, though.

> Also, does anyone have a recommendation for an AGP card w/o a fan?

Cards based on nVidia chipsets, and particularly the FX5200 and FX6200, are 
generally recommended, in conjunction with nVidia's binary drivers. I don't 
have a specific board to recommend, though.

Rod Smith

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list