[mythtv-users] 800 MHz P3 for HDTV
mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 22:01:17 UTC 2007
wasting your money and time. My 1800+ with XvMC (hardware decoding on the
Nvidia Card) was still around 93% capacity.
HD requires alot!
On 3/3/07, stan <stanlist at cox.net> wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2007 11:47:18 -0600
> > From: "Mitch Gore" <mitchell.gore at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] 800 MHz P3 for HDTV
> > To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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> > i used to use a amd athlon XP 1800+ and that barely cut it with xvmc
> > enabled. it wasnt very stable too. now i am using a p4 3.4ghz.
> > mitchell
> > ********************************************
> Thanks for all the replies. I'm replying to this one because it seemed
> most disconcerting. It seems to say, "Do all the analysis you want. I
> tried it with a slightly faster machine, and it didn't work."
> But, I'm still wondering if you were running other stuff on the machine.
> It seems if the display card is doing all the decoding work, than all the
> cpu needs to do is move 8 GB of data per hour to the video card. I know I
> can copy 8 GB disk to disk in far less than an hour.
> Is there a chance if I
> - Don't record while playing back
> - Don't run any servers on it
> - Don't do any remote file access
> or will I just be wasting money on an nVidia card for a system that just
> can't work?
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