[mythtv-users] GeForce 8400 still recommended for VDPAU?

Jens.Peder.Terjesen at devoteam.com Jens.Peder.Terjesen at devoteam.com
Tue May 19 06:49:23 UTC 2009

-----Greg Grotsky wrote: -----

>  Do you have any problems on your OC 9500GT with overlays?  I'm
>curious if the newer/faster cards are capable of overlays without
>causing the video to stutter.  Due to a forced upgrade situation, I
>just had to buy a new card.  Using the information found here:
>, I purchased a 567MHz 8400GS because it sounded like the best
>solution (and it was fanless).
>  I just got it last week and plugged it in, I'm bummed out because
>the card does fine with the HD content but when I bring up overlays
>like program information or closed captions, it can't hang.  I start
>to lose sync and frames get dropped.  We use closed captions a lot on
>our setup and I think I'm going to have to bag this new graphics card
>because it can't do it.

No I have no problems on my OC 9500GT with overlays.

I also have a Gainward 567MHz 8400GS, and I can not remember having any
trouble with overlays on that one either. The reason I bought the 9500 was
that the 8400GS was not able to do advanced deinterlacing on HD material.
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