[mythtv-users] Recommended hardware for MythGame
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Feb 21 01:49:36 UTC 2006
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>Paul Poetsma wrote:
>>I've tried running games with MythGame on a 1GHz Duron with a PVR350
>>connected to the TV. The performance is horable. The CPU goes through the
>>I've recently changed the CPU to an Athlon XP 1600+ because the Duron broke,
>>but I haven't tested MythGames yet. Will such a setup work now or do I have
>>to add a graphics card as well? Where is the bottleneck?
>>I'm looking forward to your recommendations/experiences.
>Isn't the problem that the PVR-350 lacks any kind of OpenGL
>acceleration? I think you're going to need a graphics card.
I've heard that it's usable with John Harvey's Xv-capable X driver for
the PVR-350, but I've never tried it (I quit using PVR-350 TV out a week
after I got the 350). So, I can't say whether "usable" means "passable"
or "works fine."
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