[mythtv-users] Good TV-Out card for HD

Paulin paulin at spextreme.com
Wed Dec 3 00:56:57 UTC 2008


I purchased this card from newegg yestereday for 59.99.
PNY VCG84512SPEB GeForce 8400 GS 512MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133245

Thanks,
steve

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 7:13 AM, Jos Hoekstra <joshoekstra at gmx.net> wrote:

> Florin Andrei schreef op 2-12-2008 9:40:
> > Dewey Smolka wrote:
> >> I'd recommend an fx5000 or 6000 series card for now and look to
> >> upgrade maybe in the spring once the new VDPAU drivers and code
> >> modules have been road tested for a bit.
> >
> > Why, when the 8400 is 30 bucks and it's better in every single way?
> >
> Exactly: why?
> I'm gessing the 30$ isn't PCI?
>
> Cheapest PCI 5200: 55 euro
> Cheapest PCI 6200: 40 euro
> Cheapest PCI 6200: 40 euro
> Cheapest PCI 7300: 67 euro
> Cheapest PCI 8400(GS/256MB/Passive): 55 euro
>
> Prices in the Netherlands though, PCI does make it harder to get cheap.
>
> Why not go for a Nforce 730i nboard with cheap processor and cheap
> ram?(should be around 200)(those are probably the only things you need
> to change)
> Besides: VDPAU isn't stable yet so why not wait half a year?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jos
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