Originally Posted by Sammy2
You can improve your situation for under $100, probably $60 but if you want to go the max you'll need to spend upwards of $200.
These new mid range solutions from AMD and Nvidia are pretty powerful, the HD 7790 and the GTX650Ti Boost. They are around a $150 for the 1GB versions. They should take you pretty deep into the madVR realm. I have seen Comcast SD and HD using MadVR and Cuvid at the Lancos level on an EVGA GTS 450 and it looks lovely. I am seriously considering a 7790 for my main PC... not quite ready to shift from WMC to JRiver for certain usability reasons but the picture is great.. I have JRiver at my desktop, but I need improved usability out of the GUI before I give up on WMC for the much improved picture quality.
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