[mythtv-users] mythtv-vid opengl and new nvidia card
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Mon Oct 1 18:01:10 UTC 2007
gad at jetcom.org wrote:
> Now that the mythtv-vid branch is in trunk, I'm interested in using
> the opengl renderer. This seems to fix a problem that I've had for a
> long time with my 16:10 display and interlacing/tearing. However my
> fx5200 doesn't have the ooomph to render the HD realtime.
> Being that 7xxx or 8xxx series nvidia cards can be obtained for less
> than $100, it seems to make sense to pick up one of these newer cards
> to replace the aging 5200.
> Does anyone have recommendations on which class/card? Obviously I
> don't intend to spend $500 here, or get something too hot, bulky.
When I was looking at a new motherboard, on the chance that the i810
driver would not do the trick, I checked out Nvidia boards. There is a
7300 series board which is passively cooled. It was about $75. new. As
far as I could tell everything above that needed active cooling....
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