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This card works hassle free with a 7.10rc 64bit DVD install on my Asus P6T deluxe/i7 920 core/hybrid setup,  and netbooting Asus A8N32-sli-deluxe/FX-57 MD.  (both require drives be set APCI mode set in bios, though I'm not sure if that has anything to do with the video card. -the screen goes black right after first install menu and doesn't come back when drives are set in sata/ide mode)  In this setup the cards will handle 1080 HD content in UI2+ alpha with minimal tearing on core/hybrid,  tearing is worse on MD but still watchable for all but a few 15Gb+ .mkv movies-  those wouldn't even play correctly under windows with this machine.  core/hybrid playback is nearly flawless.
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This card works hassle free with a 7.10rc 64bit DVD install on my Asus P6T deluxe/i7 920 core/hybrid setup,  and netbooting Asus A8N32-sli-deluxe/FX-57 MD.  (both require drives be set APCI mode set in bios, though I'm not sure if that has anything to do with the video card. -the screen goes black right after first install menu and doesn't come back when drives are set in sata/ide mode)  In this setup the cards will handle 1080 HD (ripped and/or re-encoded h.264,  mp4,  .mkv and .avi's) content in UI2+ alpha with minimal tearing on core/hybrid,  tearing is worse on MD but still watchable for all but a few 15Gb+ .mkv movies-  those wouldn't even play correctly under windows with this machine.  Core/hybrid playback is nearly flawless.  Nvidia VIVO is not supported in linux.  My setup uses DVI and DVI/vga,  I have not tryied the S-video plug.  I have not updated/changed any drivers,  just useing what came with the install DVD.
  
 
GTX cards are not ideal for HTPC- they are too large for many htpc cases,  power hungry,  and hot-  but it's what I had laying around.
 
GTX cards are not ideal for HTPC- they are too large for many htpc cases,  power hungry,  and hot-  but it's what I had laying around.

Revision as of 21:06, 1 May 2009


This card works hassle free with a 7.10rc 64bit DVD install on my Asus P6T deluxe/i7 920 core/hybrid setup, and netbooting Asus A8N32-sli-deluxe/FX-57 MD. (both require drives be set APCI mode set in bios, though I'm not sure if that has anything to do with the video card. -the screen goes black right after first install menu and doesn't come back when drives are set in sata/ide mode) In this setup the cards will handle 1080 HD (ripped and/or re-encoded h.264, mp4, .mkv and .avi's) content in UI2+ alpha with minimal tearing on core/hybrid, tearing is worse on MD but still watchable for all but a few 15Gb+ .mkv movies- those wouldn't even play correctly under windows with this machine. Core/hybrid playback is nearly flawless. Nvidia VIVO is not supported in linux. My setup uses DVI and DVI/vga, I have not tryied the S-video plug. I have not updated/changed any drivers, just useing what came with the install DVD.

GTX cards are not ideal for HTPC- they are too large for many htpc cases, power hungry, and hot- but it's what I had laying around.


Read about my setup/newbie experiences here: http://wiki.linuxmce.com/index.php/Asus_P6T_Deluxe_i7_920