[mythtv-users] PUNDIT High-CPU watching TV

Will Dormann wd at pobox.com
Mon Feb 9 13:49:58 EST 2004

At 05:20 PM 2/9/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>I have an ASUS Pundit with an Intel 2.6G CPU and 512M RAM, so pretty good
>performance; and a Nebula (BT8x8) DVB card running backend & frontend on
>the same machine.
>When I watch live TV, my CPU is close to 100% with the two filters I need
>for good quality (kerneldeint and denoise3d). If I take off denoise3d it
>drops to around 75%, so still v high. "top" shows X taking about 50% CPU.

Those filters add a significant CPU load.   With my Celeron 2.0Ghz Pundit I
cannot use both together.    I have a PVR-250, so the latter isn't
necessary, IMO.

>The Pundit uses a SiS 315 graphics chip which says it has MPEG2 Video Decode
>(http://www.sis.com/products/graphics/315.htm) so has anyone got this

Not sure if the winischhofer drivers have any MPEG2-specific acceleration


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