[mythtv-users] AMD Athlon 64 CPUs and MythTV Compiling
doveleys at nildram.co.uk
Mon Dec 20 23:53:41 UTC 2004
On Monday 20 Dec 2004 23:40, Brad Templeton wrote:
> Sorry, but as I pretty clearly said,the whole clock speed thing _does_
> matter a bunch on this very specific application -- mpeg encode and decode.
It's down to the code. If the code doesn't use 64-bit maths then you don't
quite get the advantage of a 64-bit CPU. Not to mention you really need to be
running a 64-bit version of Linux.
G. O. Jones
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