nVidia 6200 HDTV out - high CPU usage (was Re: [mythtv-users] TurboCache Video Cards)

Tom Dombrosky tbdombrosky at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 12:36:45 UTC 2005

On 6/27/05, David George <david at thegeorges.us> wrote:
> Tom Dombrosky wrote:
> >I had a lot of problems getting my 6200TC card to work.  I ended up
> >selling it.  I only tried up to the 7174 drivers though.  The main
> >problem I had was extremely high cpu usage for the X process whenever
> >playing video.
> >
> >
> You were getting that back on 7174?.  I just tried out a Leadtek Winfast
> A6200 THD (nice card, fanless, with component video out).  I have only
> tried the 7667 driver so far, but when I try to play something (mplayer
> or myth) with the resolution set to 1080i X goes to near 100% CPU usage
> and I can't use the keyboard.  I found that if I change to 480p output
> everything works fine.  I can play DVDs or AVIs with mplayer with X
> going to 100% usage.  I was planning on trying other driver revs to see
> if I could get it to work.  Maybe someday...
> --
> David

Yeah, I got it on 7174.  I ended up giving up and selling the card.  I
was running at 1280x720 over the DVI output.


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