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

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Oct 29 15:21:49 UTC 2009

On Thursday 29 October 2009 09:13:07 aaron wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 11:02, Bruce Nordstrand <brucen at ksl.com.au> wrote:
> > The GT220's don't have any extra power connectors, the motherboard has
> > one of the 4 pin Molex's  and I has that plugged in. The GT220 is one of
> > these:
> >
> > http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gt-220,2445-3.html
> OMG! Look at the size of that fan!

I noticed that. I wonder if it's made by Rolls Royce or General Electric.

I wonder how much of that fan is marketing. Some segments of the GPU market 
seem to like huge noisy devices. This card will not sell well with gamers, 
since it lacks the mandatory scantilly-clad woman on the packaging.

Brian Wood
beww at beww.org

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