[mythtv-users] Which agp video card is better?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Dec 10 20:59:25 UTC 2009

On Thursday 10 December 2009 01:56:05 pm drew einhorn wrote:
> ZOTAC nVidia GeForce 6200A 256MB DVI/TV-out AGP Video Card,
> ZOTAC nVidia GeForce 5200 256MB DVI AGP Video Card, or
> Some other card
> It's to upgrade an old Dell  Optiplex GX270 desktop to use with mythbuntu
>  9.10
> 3.0 GHz Xeon processor.
> Will either card do vdpau in this box?

No. Neither one will. There is no AGP card on the planet that will do VDPAU. 
Both cards will do XvMC though.

Both video cards should work well though, and you should have enough CPU to 
do software decoding, at least for SD.

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