[mythtv-users] GeForce 4 and MythTv Frontend

J. Donavan Stanley jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Tue Jun 29 16:12:01 EDT 2004

aslong at uark.edu wrote:

>My understanding of the GF4 is that it has no hardware decoder onboard.  Something like that is limited to the PVR350 (I'm sure there are other decoder only cards too).  I believe the GF4 does all mpeg decoding via software, which might be a bit choppy on your machine.

The Geforce 4 line DO offer MPEG2 acceleration.  Most folks don't use 
since they don't need it and there's no point in limiting what you can 
do with the stream unless you have to.

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