[mythtv-users] HDTV CPU - will this work?

Mitchell Gore mitchell2345 at msn.com
Sat Feb 3 18:39:37 UTC 2007

> Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2007 12:13:30 -0500> From: adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] HDTV CPU - will this work?> > On 2/3/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:> > On Sat, 2007-02-03 at 02:09 -0600, Mitchell Gore wrote:> > > Just wondering if you think a AMD Mobil Sempron 3000+ would handle> > > HDTV decoding with out XvMC?> >> > Maybe, the Sempron 3000+ based on the Barton core has 512 KB> > of cache. A P4-HT 2800 Mhz with 512 KB of cache is able to> > playback 1080i when using a dual channel RAM configuration.> > A cache of at least 512 KB is important for HD MPEG-2 decoding.> > But raw computing speeds between processor architectures is> > very difficult to compare, in general the AMD XXXX+ number> > understate general computing speed wrt to Intel P4 processors,> > but overstate multimedia computing speed.> >> > I wouldn't recommend buying this processor if you want to do> > HD playback, but it is worth trying if you already have one.> > If it works please report back.> > If you already have one (which I assume is why your asking) on a> desktop motherboard , you can also try overclocking it if you feel its> "almost" fast enough. You should be able to get it up to a 3200I havent bought this yet and good thing i didnt.  I was just wondering because i found it on newegg for $80 with a motherboard.  Just thought it was a really good deal!> equivalent which should be enough to play 1080i with Bob enabled.> > -- > Steve> Before you ask, read the FAQ!> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Frequently_Asked_Questions> then search the Wiki, and this list,> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/> Mailinglist etiquette -> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Mailing_List_etiquette> _______________________________________________> mythtv-users mailing list> mythtv-users at mythtv.org> http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
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