[mythtv-users] Re: CPU power and decoding

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Thu Oct 7 18:09:40 UTC 2004


On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 10:13:47AM -0700, nate s wrote:

> AFAIK, the onboard encoder cards use almost nothing at all, eg. you
> can get away with using them on a pentium 2.

Yup.  I run a '350 with a clunky old 1GHz C3 (probably
equivalent to a 500-700MHz Pentium), and recording/playback use
up only a few percent of the CPU each.

It's nice  not having to have a CPU fan. :)

-- 
Grant Edwards
grante at visi.com


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