[mythtv-users] Mythtv-vid branch, Need more horsepower!

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 16:55:37 UTC 2007

On 7/3/07, Mark Kendall <mark.kendall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/28/07, Staffan Pettersson <staffan.pettersson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thank you for replying Daniel and all of you others.
> >
> > I went home directly from work today to make sure that Xcomposite is
> > disabled, but i think it was off from the beginning because there were no
> > difference in performance.
> >
> > Daniel: Do you think a core2duo with a geforce 8600gt would do a much better
> > job with opengl-linearblend 2x?
> I'll put my neck on the block and say that an 8600gt should be more
> than capable - you may run into issues with nvidia drivers though.
> Not sure whether your core2duo will have the grunt for h.264 though -
> it depends on the bitrate, resolution and profile being used.

How much of the decoding with OpenGL is done on the CPU? I thought the
OpenGL stuff was supposed to off-load the decoding to the GPU?


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