[mythtv-users] HDMI Capture
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Tue Sep 12 10:05:43 EDT 2006
On 9/12/06, Allan Stirling <Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org> wrote:
> Isn't dual-core pretty much a requirement for just HD
No, just a fast enough single core. An Athlon64 3200+ does fine, a
3000+ would probably work as well.
On 9/12/06, George Roberts <gr at gr5.org> wrote:
> Umm -- how big is your hard drive?
> 720p would be 165MB per second and 594 GB for a one hour show
> 1080i would be 187MB per second and 670 GB for a one hour show
> I don't personally know anyone with a computer that can compress those streams at
> speed although I assume all the local TV stations
> have a bank of computers to do that.
They use dedicated hardware with DSP's to do their real-time encoding.
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