Sat, 14 Dec 2002 10:18:37 -0800
Video card is a Gforce2 and sound card is a SBLive.
Also, I tested with more memory by borrowing 256Mb from another machine
(bringing me up to 512) and things improved quite a bit.
From: Joe [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2002 9:51 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv] performance
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?
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