[mythtv-users] 1080p choppy playback

Andrew Gallatin gallatin at cs.duke.edu
Sat Jan 12 00:00:55 UTC 2008

Yeechang Lee [ylee at pobox.com] wrote:
> Mat Kyne <matkyne at hotmail.com> says:
> > I recently purchased a 1080p LCD. I am feeding it a 1080p signal
> > from my MythTV box over the VGA cable. Everything looks great, but
> > when I playback 1080i content recorded over the air HD, playback is
> > choppy. I have a Nvidia FX5200 graphics card and am using the Nvidia
> > binary drivers.
> [...]
> > I am using BOB to deinterlace playback.
> You can't use Bob with a 5200, as it won't handle a 60Hz progressive
> refresh rate at 1920x1080. Upgrade to a 6200 or higher
> (<URL:http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/203862#203862>
> and many, many other messages; search for "yeechang" and "6200.")

I thought the problems with Bob were only present when running a
display at 1080i, not 1080p.  Bob seems to work for me with my 5200 at


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