[mythtv] performance

Joe mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sat, 14 Dec 2002 10:51:11 -0700

    I was thinking last night and I'm curious as to what video and sound 
card you are using.

Chuck Ferring wrote:

> I noticed that watching live TV uses 95-100% CPU time using mpeg4 
> encoding at 640 X 480.  My system is an Athlon XP 1800 with 256M PC 
> 2100 ram.  Running hdparm tells me that my hard drive throughput is 
> about 23 Mb / sec.  Is this performance about what I should expect?  
> If so, what would be the best way to increase performance, more 
> memory, faster processor or faster hard drive?
> Thanks.