[mythtv-users] Video Card

Mike Gibson megibson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 07:22:29 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 1:01 AM, Alen Edwards
<allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com> wrote:
> Mike Gibson wrote:
>> I recently upgraded from an PVR-150 to a pcHDTV-5500.  But it seems
>> that my video card (Matrox G400) now is having issues with the 1080i
>> channels since it only runs up to 1024x768 on the TV (via a composite
>> connection).  I'm looking to buy a new card that would be able to
>> handle my normal NTSC TV and show the 1080i content.  Any
>> recommendations?
>> Mike
> I have seen that people have good luck with 6200 based cards and that is what I am using without troubles.  I have had two of them on different systems and the eVGA one was the least trouble.
> Allen

I am concerned that the specs on that card list 1024x768 as the max
resolution.  Just to verify if I may, you are able to show 1080i
channels without degradation on that card? Because that would be great
if that solved my problem!


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