[mythtv-users] HDTV questions

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Dec 12 19:41:27 EST 2005

Todd Ignasiak wrote:

>In the U.S., HDTV is broadcast as MPEG2.  The articles I have read
>about HDTV in Europe have said MPEG4 (probably H.264 / MPEG4.10 / AVC)
>will be used.  H.264 takes much more CPU horsepower to decode.   A
>3GHz P4 may not ave the horsepower to decode it.
An AMD Athlon X2 4800+ won't decode 1080i60 H.264.  :)


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