[mythtv-users] Do I gain anything in Myth by upgrading my Graphics card?

Damian damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Thu Jun 12 08:36:08 UTC 2008

I've just started reading a few problems with the internal network with 
this motherboard. How is yours going? Anyone else having problems?


peter at vanderwal.us wrote:
> Does anyone make terabyte IDE drives?
> FWIW For a myth box I like the Asus M2NVP Mobo.  It has everything except
> the capture card.  HDTV output (Nvidia 6150), Hi Def audio with S/PDIF,
> SATA (and IDE) supports Athalon 64 X2.  I use sata drives, quiet ones.
> Runs relatively cool.
> I put a Ninja min cpu cooler on it (fits nicely in the Antec Fusion case).
> The thing runs so quiet that you can only hear it if nothing else in the
> room is making noise, and even then you have to make a conscious effort to
> hear it.
> If you get something like the Asus as your next mobo, you won't have to
> buy a graphics card.
> Even though I'm underclocking the cpu, it still has enough oomph to rip a
> DVD, record a TV program, and watch a video off the HD all at the same
> time.
>> Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Damian <damian at gingermagic.co.uk
>>> <mailto:damian at gingermagic.co.uk>> wrote:
>>>     I'm doing a system upgrade and replacing my CPU, motherboard and
>>> memory.
>>>     I have a nvidia 5200 graphics card.
>>>     Do I gain anything in myth if I buy a better graphics card (or get a
>>>     motherboard with 'newer' graphics on board).
>>>     Would things outside of myth like Compiz be any better?
>>> Can't say about non-Myth stuff, but Myth doesn't need more than the 5200
>>> Kevin
>> I've just realised that AGP seems to be a thing ov the past, so if I get
>> a new motherboard I'll need a new Graphics card anyway.
>> D'oh!
>> I'd better buy fast before IDE is a thing of that past!
>> (Is IDE much slower than this new S-ATA?)
>> Damian
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