[mythtv-users] Torn between 9400 IGP and discrete 9500GT

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Fri Jun 5 23:30:59 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 1:06 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi
> 2009/6/6 Brian Long <briandlong at gmail.com>:
> > As I understand it, an ideal motherboard for VDPAU usage is one which
> > has the Nvidia 9400 IGP (i.e. Gigabit E2SL, etc).  However, I've read
> > that the 9400 IGP cannot handle the most advanced deinterlacing
> > schemes like Advanced 2X and a discrete graphics card is required.
> > For about the same price as a Nvidia 9400-based board ($130), I could
> > get a cheap motherboard and a 9500GT or 9600GT.  Since I'm looking to
> > keep things compact, I'm thinking a low-profile card makes the most
> > sense.  What do you think?
> The advantage with a 9400 IGP, is that it has full HDMI support
> including 8 channels LPCM support.
> You won't get that (yet) with a discrete video card...
> The 9400 IGP won't do Advanced 2X, but it does Temporal 2X on HD,
> which isn't that bad really.

But it does advanced 2x on SD, correct?
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