[mythtv-users] Cheap Possible Frontend

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon May 8 19:07:22 EDT 2006

On May 8, 2006, at 3:19 PM, David Whyte wrote:

> On 5/9/06, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> But I'm still wondering if you can get decent MPEG-4 playback. That
>> requires more CPU horsepower than MPEG-2. Unless it can do MPEG-4
>> than I'll stick with my MediaMVP.
> I used to do DivX on my PII 300 Windows PC.  I would have thought
> 833's would cut it just fine (but I am no expert).

. Hmmm...

That's a good data point.

I have an old Dell PIII 500 Mhz. laptop. Guess I'll just have to try  
that and see how it does.

I am assuming no "help" from the graphics subsystem.

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