[mythtv-users] Intel GMA 900 and HD

raf raf at raf.org
Thu Aug 17 22:02:23 UTC 2006

Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:

> Hello
> On 8/17/06, varek <varekb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I posted a similar question about about a month ago and I'm still searching
> > for an answer.  Can a motherboard with an integrated Intel GMA 900 chipset
> > handle HD (720p + 1080i) with the XvMC driver?
> I have one laptop with a dual 1.83Ghz core-duo and a GMA950 video chipset.
> Once you get the 950 working under linux (which wasn't an easy task),
> it has no problem handling HD.
> In fact it's even fast enough to display HD content under Windows with
> Myth running in VMware.
> JY

but that's the GMA 950, not the GMA 900. the GMA 950 is
supposed to be much better than previous ones. i have a
950 but no XvMC. it seemed to handle hdtv ok when i was
first getting it working but i chose not to bother with
hdtv because it used up so much cpu.


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