[mythtv-users] GeForce GT220 PCI Express x16 for $30 shipped ($20 AR)

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 06:14:34 UTC 2010


On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 11:47 PM, Ozzy Lash <ozzy.lash at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 9:12 PM, sdkovacs <sdkovacs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> For those who are looking for a good VDPAU card on the cheap, via
>>> slickdeals.
>>>
>>>
>>> http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/36406/bfg-geforce-gt-220-1gb-pciexpress-video-card
>>
>> It looks like this card has VGA, DVI and Display Port, but no HDMI.  Not
>> sure if it comes with at DVI to HDMI adapter, and if it does, if it will do
>> audio over HDMI with the adapter.
>
> You're not going to get audio when using a dvi output. Period. There's
> no audio pins on the dvi interface. You can feed video w/a dvi to hdmi
> adapter, but definitely not audio (unless you have a rather expensive
> adapter that actually muxes in audio from another source -- these do
> exist). DisplayPort, however, usually has audio included (or at least
> can), so a dp to hdmi adapter might actually work with that card.

Jarod I respect your abilities and your dedication to mythtv but you
are wrong there. DVI doesn't care whether there is audio muxed into
the stream or not.


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