[OT] PCI-e component video card

Michael Priest pingers at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 21:53:05 CST 2010

I'd look for a 8400GS or 8500GT. Both of these are available with
component outputs and cost less than $100.
Some have hdmi, so make sure you get the right one.

I used a 8500GT passive (fanless) card using component to a sony tv
for over a year without issues using mythbuntu.


On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 9:52 PM, Daryl Pilkington
<subs at pc-therapist.com.au> wrote:
> Thanks Frank,
> Including the cost of a HDMI card and the HDMI to component adapter the
> solution sounds like $200.
> I've read that some DVI cards output both digital and VGA/component.
> Coupled with a DVI to RCA adapter that should do the trick.
> (Merely a device with DVI connector one end and RCA the other, not an
> active device).
> Do folks know of a PCI-e card that does that?
> Methinks could probably get one for <$200 :)
> On 22/12/2010 21:58, Frank Bendon wrote:
>> re HDMI to component adapter - Jaycar has them for about $150
>> Frank
>> Daryl Pilkington wrote:
>>> Howdy,
>>> Do folks know of a PCI-e component video card?
>>> I've got a Sony Trinitron TV I want to feed it from a multimedia PC,
>>> but for best results I want to feed it component rather than inferior
>>> composite video.
>>> Only need Windows drivers, but I'm sure you Linux folks know about
>>> hardware too :)
>>> Alternatively does a low-cost HDMI-component adapter exist?
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