[mythtv-users] Video Card Recommendation
myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Aug 11 20:09:38 UTC 2008
On Aug 11, 2008, at 1:05 PM, Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 2:54 PM, Brian C. Huffman
>> <bhuffman at graze.net> wrote:
>>> I'm upgrading my backend /frontend combination and my new
>>> configuration consists of an Intel motherboard w/ 1066MHz bus and
>>> an Intel Core2 Duo E7200 (2.53GHz) processor.
>>> The onboard Intel video is definitely not cutting it. I have a
>>> PCI express slot that I can use.
>>> Obviously I'm still trying to keep prices down but I also need
>>> quality, so what's the lowest series of Nvidia card that I could
>>> get to have a good HD picture without using XvMC? Also, how much
>>> memory should the card have?
>> ASUS EN7200GS/HTD/256M GeForce 7200GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express
>> x16 Video Card - Retail $31.99
> So this should be able to handle High Definition (including the new
> OpenGL overlays)
Yes, the card supports OpenGL
> without using XvMC?
This depends on your processor, not video card.
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