[mythtv-users] ATI w/XvMC

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Jun 4 23:29:50 UTC 2007

On Jun 4, 2007, at 12:36 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
> I've noticed on my nVidia GeForce 6200 that XvMC appears to do almost
> nothing to reduce CPU consumption, at least when playing SDTV MPEG2
> streams.  The difference is a few percent at best, almost
> undetectable. (I don't currently have an HDTV tuner.)

Hmm, actually, I take that back.  It seems XvMC isn't working on my  
nVidia card at all; I still get a color OSD with it enabled.  I know  
the drivers are installed properly, because I get 3D acceleration in  
other applications.  Strange.

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