[mythtv-users] Suggested CPU?
tbdombrosky at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 16:55:16 EST 2005
On 12/5/05, Greg Grotsky <spikeygg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've got the AMD64 3200+ your looking at in my mythbox and at 1920x1080i I
> get around 60-80% cpu usage depending on the channel I tune. 720p material
> is about 50-70%. I don't get any stuttering of HDTV unless I use
> timestretch or if I mess with the OSD a lot... this is with deinterlacing on
> (any version of it, bob, kernel, etc.). I am using freq scaling to
> downclock the CPU to 1k when I'm not using it as well, it seems to work very
> Doing HDTV with the dual-core 3800+ would probably be pretty nice, it'd
> probably leave a lot of overhead avaiable for crunching stuff in the
> background, which leads me to a question. The dual-core are still 939pin
> right? Are they swappable with any 939 mobo, or does the mobo have to
> support the dual-core chip?
I'm pretty sure most support them. It might require a bios upgrade though.
Check your motherboard manufacturer's website.
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