I can tell you that the improvement in PIQ is almost day and night comparing to my old Matrox G400 card.
Using the Radeon LE with Win DVD although not touted as having as good a PIQ as the ATI player is still a dramatic improvement in IMO .
I uninstalled my old Matrox and installed the Radeon after setting custom resolution for my Sony 400Q I was able to even use my old YXY settings. I never made the upgrade to the Elsa Gladiac trying to be satisfied with the Matrox. Now I am glad I waited .Wow what an improvement for $77.00 shipped. Buy the way I use the HTPC with a Hipix card for HDTV and I have to say that some of the DVD transfers are more close to HDTV now.
I am not a gamer but at $77 its worth a try. I think that most of the problems relate to the ATI software player . The standard driver 7075 that is on the ATI site worked well with Powerstrip 3.0 for me .
Good luck . By the way when Vern Diaz speaks I listen and he seems to like this card.
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