[lug] any geforce4 ti series experience?
John.Hernandez at noaa.gov
Thu Jan 15 16:27:01 MST 2004
GeForce FX 5200 cards can be had for around $63 on Newegg. GeForce4 MX
is now down to the low $40's if 3D acceleration is not very high on your
list -- I just got one without fan (heatsink only) for my HTPC project.
Using the nVidia drivers for Linux, both of these cards support XvMC and
IDCT level acceleration (mostly hardware MPEG-2 decoding), which means I
can probably get away with using an older, slower, fanless CPU --- ahh
BTW, my experince with the Hauppague WinPVR 250 and MythTV has been good
so far. I used the ATrpms packages. Anyone else tried building one of
D. Stimits wrote:
> The Matt wrote:
>> I'm guessing it should work. The GeForce Ti series was for a while the
>> best card for Linux (if you didn't mind the nvidia drivers). I've never
>> had a bad experience with 4200's.
>> My main guess would be power, as the 4400 was just at the edge of the
>> floppy-cable cards, if I remember.
> This particular case/power supply/motherboard combo is capable of
> powering some of the Wildcat cards...way beyond what a 4400 ti would
> require. But this does help to know that the ti 4400 *should* work. I
> can't find many AGP 4x ti 4400's, maybe it is time to look for 4200's
> (well, hard to find for a price I can pay). In any case I am going to
> avoid the LeadTek ti cards.
> D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
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