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

Brian Foddy bfoddy at visi.com
Fri Jun 24 16:18:28 UTC 2005

On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, Isaac Richards wrote:

> 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.
> Isaac

Ok, thanks for the clarification.


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