[mythtv-users] A/V Receivers & MythTv

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Apr 18 17:41:51 UTC 2008

On Apr 18, 2008, at 9:51 AM, Mark Knecht wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 9:48 AM, Brad DerManouelian
> <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
>> On Apr 18, 2008, at 9:44 AM, Mark Knecht wrote:
>>> Some of the newer AV receivers do have good chips in them, most
>>> especially for upscaling from things like an SD Tivo to an HD  
>>> screen.
>>> I'm looking for one with a VGA input so I can drive it directly from
>>> an older Mac Mini.
>> I'm sure they're not bad chips. I'm also sure that an nvidia card  
>> will
>> do just as good of a job of scaling it up to your display.
> And exactly, pray tell kind sir, do I place this NVidia card in a
> little tiny Mac Mini which cannot be opened and doesn't have slots?

I was addressing the original poster's concerns about the quality of  
video through an AVR or using a card like an nvidia card. But since  
you decided to ask a sarcastic question, I'll just assume you're being  
a jerk and don't really want to talk about the differences between a  
standard graphics card and upscaling of an AVR.


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