[mythtv] hardware needed to smoothly record a show while watchinganother

Bruce Markey mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Fri, 13 Dec 2002 03:27:34 -0800

Henk Poley wrote:
>>Van: Bruce Markey <bjm@lvcm.com>
> My guess is that you kept the encode-bitrate at the same setting. So the
> compressor has less work to do in comparison to squeezing 480x480 in the
> same space (?). Idem with decompression.

Good point. Bitrate is a factor. Today I did some new tests
with the current CVS and found that decoding CPU usage was
very low for each of several resolutions. I used scaled bit
rate @ 3300 for all of the test recordings.

--  bjm