[mythtv-users] Intel vs AMD for Myth - dual core....

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Fri Jun 24 14:31:47 UTC 2005

On Friday 24 June 2005 10:27 am, Brian Foddy wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Mudit Wahal wrote:
> > Dave,
> >
> > The HD recording is already in mpeg2. If you get a decent nvidia
> > graphics card with component output (gt6200, gt6600, gt6800), then
> > most of the hardware processing can be offloaded to the graphics card.
> Is this correct?  I've been using 5200/5600 series cards for a couple
> years using XvMC.  It works and helps some but I would hardly call
> it offloaded.  Does the 6200 etc cards have more mpeg2 processing
> in Linux than their predicessors?  And how is it activated?
> With the XvMC lib/api or is there something new?

Nope, it's not correct.  Same amount of acceleration.


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