[mythtv-users] Graphics card recomendation

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 18:45:51 UTC 2006

On 9/1/06, Dylan Semler <dylan.semler at gmail.com> wrote:
> But doesn't the processor matter as well?  I know that those GPUs support
> XvMC, but I assume that there is also some minimum processor requirement in
> order to produce smooth playback.

XvMC unloads *A LOT* of processing. I've got 1080i playing back on an
AthlonXP 1600+ in my bedroom to my old 21" monitor using XvMC, I've
yet to find it hiccup either, and I've watched a few 1080i movies.

oh, and your 512MB or RAM is enough for MythTV =D

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