[mythtv-users] AMD Athlon 64 CPUs and MythTV Compiling

Giles Jones 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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