[mythtv-users] Motherboard with AMD 690G / ATI Radeon x1250 - any good for mythtv?
scott.milliken at e-comsultant.net
Thu Jul 26 13:22:52 UTC 2007
Shawn Rutledge wrote:
> On 7/25/07, Bob <maillists.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You say '...ought to be fast enough...'.
>> Should I infer that you've found a 4600+ is NOT powerful enough to decode HD
>> without XvMC, or just that you haven't got around to trying it out yet?
> I didn't get that far yet. I don't have a lot of hope for smooth
> playback without Xv, but from what others have posted, most dual-core
> processors should be plenty fast enough to do the decoding.
I have the ASUS M2N series with an Athlon 64 X2 3800+ in it with 1 GB of
RAM and using the onboard video, it has no problems displaying HD
content in 720p. When watching HDTV I can log in remotely and top shows
about 85% idle.
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