[mythtv-users] Is my p3-700 fast enough for a wintv capture card?
darren.richards at cox.net
Wed Mar 10 22:23:53 EST 2004
A friend of mine gave me an older Hauppauge WinTV capture card that I would like to use as a second capture card. (My primary card is a PVR-350). I installed the card and drivers and got everything working for the most part, but the video is choppy, and watching live tv takes 100% of my CPU at the default compression settings.
Before I burn too many BTU's trying to get it working, could someone tell me if my P3-700 is sufficient to simultaneously encode/decode and watch live TV? Or should I be looking at a PVR-250 for my second capture card?
If my p3-700 won't cut it, then how do I remove the second card from mythtv? I can add cards in the mythtvsetup menu, but I can't see how to remove it...
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