Nvidia card recommendations

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Nvidia card recommendations

Post by spotslayer » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:26 am

Hi guys, I am putting together a new myth frontend. I have not done this in a couple of years and have not kept up on the hardware. I need an nvidia card and don't want to over spend. I do not need high def as the tv is old and not high def. What are some of the cheap adapters out in the wild.

David

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Re: Nvidia card recommendations

Post by Patrick » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:10 pm

I don't even think they manufacture SD only video cards any more. You probably have to get an HD capable card and scale it down to standard definition with a PC to TV converter. I did this with my zotac frontend until I purchased an HDTV for the family room:
http://patdavila.wordpress.com/2009/12/ ... -frontend/

HD Nvidia cards that are VDPAU capable are pretty cheap. The one we have on our Amazon market is fanless and sells for $58:
http://mythtvcast.com/store.php
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Re: Nvidia card recommendations

Post by spotslayer » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:33 pm

Thank's Pat. I knew I was out of touch but didn't realize how far.

David

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