[mythtv-users] Which nVidia card?

Simon Waldman lists at firecloud.org.uk
Wed Mar 7 13:28:18 UTC 2012

> Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2012 11:27:05 +0200
> From: Petteri <pjokinen at lavabit.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Which nVidia card?

> Even old GT220 should handle everything in HD resolutions.
> IMO, GT 430 is clearly best choise currently as it is fastest "small"
> low-power card. GT520 is about 50% slower because it has only 64bit
> memory interface and 48 cuda cores etc. And GTS 450 seems to be in
> completely different class as it is fast, big and power hungry.

Thanks to all - I'll scope out 430GT options this evening.

While I'm on the topic, is there anything I should know when changing
over, either from the Ubuntu or Myth perspective? Can I just take one
card out and put the other in, or is there anything else I should be
doing? I'm not using the proprietary drivers for the current ATI card.


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