[vdr] Recommendation for new hd vdr system.

Timothy D. Lenz tlenz at vorgon.com
Sat Nov 14 18:59:35 CET 2009


Check the linux forums at http://www.nvnews.net/. Sounds like the GT220 
would be a good choice. Maybe even the GT210. I have an 8400 with the 
newer chip and it's is marginal at best and won't do the advanced deint.

Luca Olivetti wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Now that I have an hd tv set, I'm looking at revamping my ageing vdr 
> system for hd.
> Oh, and I want it to be really cheap ;-)
> It seems that the only reasonable option is a motherboard/graphic card 
> supported by nvidia vdpau.
> I need a parallel port and a pci slot (I want to use my current dvb-s 
> card), so the revo and similar nettops are out.
> The asus P5N7A-VM motherboard seems a good candidate, is its integrated 
>  9300 graphics powerful enough for good deinterlacing?
> According to this page
>  http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/VDPAU
> the only limitation is that it cannot do Advanced 2x for HD content, 
> everything else is covered (I'm currently using temporal on my laptop 
> and, while acceptable, it doesn't seem top-notch).
> Or should I better buy a cheap motherboard and add an external nvidia 
> graphic card?
> 
> Any suggestion?
> 
> Bye



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