[mythtv-users] Preferred interface for HDTV?

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Fri Apr 4 01:40:01 UTC 2008

John Welch wrote:
>     How about something like this that would allow you to use either?
>     http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138061
> Don't mean to hijack the thread, but I posted a somewhat related 
> question last night and haven't gotten any responses yet.  Anyone know 
> if motherboards with onboard video ports, like the one linked here, 
> typically allow for both ports to be used simultaneously?  I'm looking 
> to put together a PC that will be used as both a mythfrontend, and as 
> a general use PC (office applications, multimedia applications, 
> etc.).  I want to connect up both an HDTV and a LCD monitor, and right 
> now I'm not sure what type of video card or onboard video I should 
> get, or whether what I'm looking to do is even possible.

You really want 2 video cards, or one on-board and one in the AGP/PCI* 
slot.  Search for multiseat and see if that's what you want.

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