[mythtv-users] NewEgg Cheap Nvidia GT220 Cards

mythtv at blandford.net mythtv at blandford.net
Wed Dec 9 18:10:27 UTC 2009

On 12/03/2009 12:35 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 2:15 PM, Aaron<aaron at rb303.net>  wrote:
>> I looked up the MSI one and it says it does.
>> http://www.msicomputer.com/index.php?func=proddesc&maincat_no=130&cat2_no=136&prod_no=1897
>> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Steven Adeff<adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 7:00 AM, Brian Long<briandlong at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> Great new card for VDPAU, if you trust rebates:
>>>> MSI N220GT-MD1G GeForce GT 220 1GB 128-bit GDDR2 - $40
>>>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127455
>>>> ASUS ENGT220/DI/1GD2(LP) GeForce GT 220 1GB 128-bit DDR2 - $50
>>>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121347
>>>> /Brian/
>>> do these have the "sound card" built in like the IGP chipsets yet? I
>>> enjoy being able to pass audio through HDMI without having to connect
>>> a toslink wire between the motherboard and the video card.
> I guess this is what they mean by "native support".
> time to check into ALSA support for these cards now!

I ordered the MSI card from newegg.  After installing it on Fedora 12, 
there doesn't appear to be support for the audio portion yet over HDMI.

Has anyone got audio from a 220 card working that isn't a pass through 
from the motherboard?


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