[mythtv-users] NVidia VDPAU PCI cards in the UK?

Mike Holden mythtv at mikeholden.org
Sun Jan 17 11:49:41 UTC 2010

Robert Longbottom wrote:
> On 16/01/2010 17:06, Phil Bridges wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 11:59 AM, Jongi<jongitech at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2010-01-16 at 16:46 +0000, Mike Perkins wrote:
>>> Sorry if this sounds lame, but I'm having trouble finding any *PCI*
>>> VDPAU-capable cards in the UK.
>>> I can google till I'm blue in the face but when I drill down the PCI cards
>>> turn
>>> into PCI-e cards - not going to fit in the socket.
>>> Anyone any suggestions?
>>> I may be mistaken, but that may be because there are no PCI VDPAU cards
>> Incorrect.  PCI-base VDPAU cards exist.  I'm using a SPARKLE
>> SFPC84GS512U2LP GeForce 8400 GS 512MB PCI card in my AMD XP2500+, and
>> can now view HD programs flawalessly on it.
> I managed to pick up the same card from ebay about 6 months ago, but I
> can't find it now.
> However, I did manage to find 2 other sources:
> PNY 8400GS PCI card:
> http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/GeForce-8400GS-Graphics-Card-512MB-PCI-Video-Card-DVI_W0QQitemZ250563936526QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Computing_Computer_Components_Graphics_Video_TV_Cards_TW?hash=item3a56c6410e#ht_1251wt_939
> PNY 8400GS 512MB PCI PCI 64 BIT 1000MHZ GDDR2 567MHZ GPU
> http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Product/41943/PNY-8400GS-512MB-PCI-PCI-64-Bit-1000MHz-GDDR2
> My google-foo is strong today!  Took me ages to find one last time!
> Robert.

I was just going to post the microdirect one, as the shop is just up the road from me
and is usually one of the first 2 shops I check for stock, the other being aria.co.uk
which is also nearby!
Mike Holden

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