[mythtv-users] Nvidia 8174 driver released
curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Thu Dec 8 00:18:07 EST 2005
On Dec 7, 2005, at 9:15 PM, Tj wrote:
> Greg Grotsky wrote:
>> Just confirming more of the same: I updated to 8174 as well and I
>> back "Star Wars II" (broadcast a couple weeks ago), it was
>> broadcast in
>> 1280x720. I played it back over a 10 minute period and saw solid
>> 100% cpu
>> usage (AMD64 939pin 3200+, 5700 ultra) and occasional hiccups in
>> the video.
>> I reverted back to 7676 and cpu usage dropped to 50% during the
>> same 10
>> minute selection, without a stutter. Tis' a shame, I liked the
>> DPI option
>> they threw in there, much better than guessing with the crappy mm
> add another 8174 woe:
> I enabled XvMC option, play video first time, no problems. Play
> video second time, entire machine froze.
8174 works great for me (using DVI). XvMC works on HD without
stuttering like 7676 did. Uses about 25% CPU. No complaints here.
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