Sorting out Intel options

Jesse Barnes jbarnes at
Mon Jul 23 08:59:15 PDT 2007

On Sunday, July 22, 2007 8:30:18 am Chad wrote:
> Hello!
> I have read over this:
> And searched the list and found things like this:
> And am now somewhat less confused :D
> I am looking for a relatively all inclusive (quiet, low power) option
> for a motherboard/video option on a variety of TV types capable of
> displaying HDTV through MythTV/VLC/Xine over either analog or digital
> video ports (without user interaction beyond the install and
> configuration).  And preferably cheap.  Yes, I know, a pipe dream...
> So, here is what I think I've gleaned so far from the list and else
> where on the web:
> The Intel 965 producing "tearing" (which I read as tear like rip a
> phone book in half, not tear like I cried, can anyone confirm what
> "tearing" means?) with the latest intel driver.

I think this is fixed in git (and maybe the latest released driver) for 965 
textured video and was never a problem with the overlay video port, so you 
should be ok with a 965.

I'm not sure of all the available CPU options for a 965 based board though...


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