[mythtv-users] Does video card brand matter? VDPAU

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Sun Nov 1 15:30:56 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 14:34 -0700, Robert McNamara wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 2:31 PM, aaron <memoryguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 17:28, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> nVidia often uses scantilly-clad females on their GeForce series of cards,
> >> but, interestingly, they never use such images on the Quadro series. I think
> >> there is some sort of lesson there.
> >
> > Yeah... don't bother keeping the box if you buy a Quadro ;-)
> In fairness to nVidia, they provide the chipset, the manufacturer
> (ASUS, Chaintech, etc) are responsible for the scantily clad
> marketing.  Check out the nVidia web site, it's quite professional.

I do recall stopping by an nVidia tradeshow party that had free jello
shots and iced drinks on offer and seemed to be overrun by pimply-faced
fans. The reality is nVidia was built on the gamer market; they took
over the 3D market from the bottom up.

-- Daniel

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