[mythtv-users] 800 MHz P3 for HDTV

Robert Kulagowski bob at smalltime.com
Sat Mar 3 21:03:25 UTC 2007

stan wrote:
> I've been using an old Intel mobo P3 800 MHz machine with an Hauppauge
> PVR-350 for SDTV, and it's been working fine.  The hardware
> encoding/decoding on the PVR-350 does most of the work, and performance has
> not been an issue.
> Now I'd like to move MythTV to HDTV.
> Will the old P3 800 MHz machine be fast enough for HDTV if I use an AGP
> nVidia display card with XvMC to do the HD decoding?

Just barely, but you'd have to implement this:


(720p on a PIII/933 at 62 fps)

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