[mythtv-users] Do I gain anything in Myth by upgrading my Graphics card?
peter at vanderwal.us
peter at vanderwal.us
Thu Jun 12 07:37:11 UTC 2008
FWIW I use a wireless NIC, so if there is something hosed with the inernal
NIC I wouldn't notice.
> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> DVD, record a TV program, and watch a video off the HD all at the same
>>> 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
>>>> I have a nvidia 5200 graphics card.
>>>> Do I gain anything in myth if I buy a better graphics card (or get
>>>> 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
>>> I've just realised that AGP seems to be a thing ov the past, so if I
>>> a new motherboard I'll need a new Graphics card anyway.
>>> I'd better buy fast before IDE is a thing of that past!
>>> (Is IDE much slower than this new S-ATA?)
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