[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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