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64 BIT OR 128 BIT for HTPC

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There are a lot of low cost 64 bit video cards around, is there any disadvantage to using them in an HTPC/WEB Streaming build compared with a 128 bit card.
Topic I haven't been been able to find answers on.
post #2 of 5
no, HTPC's are not real memory intensive for video.
What cards you looking at?
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GT 430 cards, picked up a Palit GT430 1024 MB DDR3 64 bit (on sale/rebate) then realized I had purchased a 64 bit card. I would like to know the performance differences between 64 bit and 128 bit cards for HTPC or web streaming video.

Card has PALIT 3D Grapics engine, what ever that is, thought you needed a GT 440 for 3D.
Tempted by rebate on EVGA GT430 128bit
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128 bit, it handles de-interlacing better
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more bits the better.
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