[mythtv-users] xorg.conf for fx5200

mike at grounded.net mike at grounded.net
Sat Sep 18 11:43:16 UTC 2010

> If you are now going to change video cards you should step up to one
> which will do vdpau. A 9500 or GT220 would be great. I have a 9500
> fanless and it is awesome.

I hear you, and you're right, I don't want to get into another old card. Thing is, when I started this, I wanted to get it working using what I had handy but it's already cost me way more than I wanted to pay. 

Let's see, $400.00 for the motherboard/CPU/Heatsing/Memory/case I had to buy to free up some hardware to build this.
Then one ATSC, one DVB-S2, plus I just ordered two pvr500 cards and now I'm going to get a video card. 
And, I've not even been able to use mythtv yet to even know if it's what I'm after. 

Yes, I'd love to get the latest but I only have an AGP slot in the machine I've put together. If I get anything else, it means I'll have to buy yet more hardware so, which card could I go with, for now, that's AGP and very compatible? 

I need at least composite but if that's all it did, that would also be a waste of money since I'm recording plenty of HD on ATSC. I do have an extron scaler I've used to output PC onto projector which does an incredible job but that would still not give me full HD. If the card has an HDMI port, could I use that to output HD or if it had a DVI port, that would simply connect into my DVI switch.

So many decisions :)

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