[mythtv-users] Which nVidia card?

Jim Oltman jim.oltman at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 21:05:51 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 2:55 PM, William Powers <wepprop at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mar 7, 2012, at 1:29 PM, Mark <markhsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Interesting.  I assumed that a 210 was quite a bit less powerful than a
> > 430 and not enough for 1080 output.
> > Thoughts on that?  The 210 would be ideal if they are good enough.
> >
> A 210 will do ATSC 1080i just fine using either the VDPAU or standard
> decoder with the VDPAU renderer and the Temporal,2x deinterlacer with the
> composite extension set. It also supports multichannel LPCM audio over HDMI.
> A 220 or 240 supports all of the above plus the Advanced,2x deinterlacer.
>  According to reliable reports on this mailing list, unless you watch
> recorded 1080i basketball games, you may not be able to see a difference
> between Temporal,2x and Advanced,2x deinterlacing.
> A 520 supports everything a 210 does plus advanced HD audio bitstreaming.
> Google for the full list of supported codecs.
> A 430 supports everything a 520 does plus, for most people, it supports
> Advanced,2x deinterlacing. However, it does not have much headroom in that
> application so if your configuration is less than optimal in any respect,
> you could experience stuttering.

I have never experienced stuttering, and I have a Dual Core Intel 2.6GHz.
 Old dual core (don't have model on me).  And I'm using the afore mentioned
Zotac fanless.
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