[mythtv-users] Which agp video card is better?
beww at beww.org
Thu Dec 10 23:39:49 UTC 2009
On Thursday 10 December 2009 04:31:05 pm Fred Squires wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 5:57 PM, Dale Pontius <DEPontius at edgehp.net>
> > Brian Wood wrote:
> >> 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
> >> to do software decoding, at least for SD.
> > I've heard rumblings that the 5200 was the last card that would do a
> > decent job of XvMC. I know I never got it stable on my 5700, never
> > tried on my 6200, and of course my 8400 has vdpau.
> > Dale Pontius
> My 6200 works fine with XvMC, well it did in .21 now it has occasional
> issues, but I think that's a settings problem.
> The 5000 series was the last that could do a color OSD with XvMC.
That rings a bell, between 5xxx and 6xxx they switched from a key to an
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