[mythtv-users] HDTV HW requirements

Calvin Harrigan charriglists at bellsouth.net
Sat Dec 9 19:52:30 UTC 2006

Mitchell Gore wrote:
> Hi,
> I am thinking about moving into the HDTV area with my myth box.  I know that recording HD is simple becuase it is already digital.  Playing back is the CPU intensive part.  
> I had someone send me a 10min HD Mpeg with there myth box.  If my comp can play this file am i safe assuming I can use the ATSC card.  
> here is what my setup is.
> AMD 2.0Ghz
> 512mb RAM
> nVidia 6600GT w/128mb
> Projector connected via component 720p
> PVR-150MCE
> I know i will for sure need XvMC enabled.
> Thanks,
> Mitchell
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Hate to hijack the thread, but where did you get the video?  do you
still have it?  I've been able to find bits and pieces here and there,
but not a 10 minute clip.  Like you I want to see how well my current
setup can handle HD playback.

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