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Windows 7: Which latest ATI/Nvid Graphic Cards still have Theater modes?

05 Jun 2012   #1
Aftms

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Which latest ATI/Nvid Graphic Cards still have Theater modes?

My comp broke down recently & I decided to built a new one, probably not necessary but I will add the specs below:

Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-V LX
Processor: INTEL Core i5 2500K 3.3Ghz (Quad-Core)
RAM: 4x4GB Corsair DDR3
PSU: Corsair GS800
Others: 4x 2TB HDD, 2x DVDRW/Blu-Ray etc
NO GRAPHICS CARD: Using Builtin "Intel HD Graphics 3000" atm
Windows XP 64bits / Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (multi boot)



Here's what I am looking for, I had an old ATI Graphic Card Radeon X1300/X1500 (busted now) series card installed in my old pc, which would allow me to plug my TV with DVI-I & I could use my 23" Monitor through VGA cable in extended monitor. (& screen not referring to Cloning)

However the Intel 3000 Graphic Card I am using lags alot when I play HD movies, but more importantly it doesn't allow me to use my TV output as Theater Mode.

Theater Mode: Where you play movie or video on small screen window on your primary monitor while it plays full screen on secondary screen. in ATI Cards its called Theater Mode while in Nvidia its called "Video Mirroring".

Problem is New ATI or Nvidia Cards don't come with these feature anymore, I have Redeon 6790 card available but it doesn't have Theater Mode feature available, I have done 3 days worth of research so Nvidia stop the Video Mirroring feature by GForce 76xx series & ATI sort of ended by 4xxx Redeon. (I Believe)


I need help finding a fast enough card that still provides Theater Mode (in 64 xp OR win 7) it can't be too old cause I do alot of Photoshop + HD Movies.

THINGS I HAVE ALREADY TRIED:
I tried using softwares like Ultra-Mon, Fusion Display & Secondary Display Video Player etc
tweaked all the settings with Video Overlay etc.
concluded that Intel HD Graphics series is biggest pieces of dog poo cards ever built.


So please advise me which card to get which is old but fast enough & have Theater Mode or Video Mirroring feature.. (price range isn't issue nor manufacturer) however I do need to work on 64 bit to get full speed of both my processor & ram.

KINDEST GRATITUDE TO YOU ALL WHO SPARED TIME TO READ THIS. ANY HELP WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED.


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05 Jun 2012   #2
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Hmmm I read this same exact post on Yahoo answers !

Anyway Judgeing by what you are trying to do you need to just get a decent card that you mentioned along with a video capture device

Such as pinicle tv converters or just a TV tuner +

My dad has his set up between TV tuner and Pinicle video encoding device
only way to get around it my friend

Pinnacle Systems: Video Editing Software, Hardware & the video transfer industry leader. check out the link good luck
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