[mythtv-users] building new myth machine for HD future - has this spec enough power?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 19:33:21 UTC 2007

> Some of you might be already using these new myth features so you could
> perhaps tell me whether a GF 8400GS (64bit memory bus, 128 MB DRAM) is
> enough for the OpenGL video out (including upscaling and deinterlacing?)
> and a new lowpower AMD BE-2350 (Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane core but
> only 45W TDP, hoping for overclocking it)  could handle the HW content
> plus perhaps the greedy/yadif deinterlacing.
I would just get a higher frequency 65nm brisbane core chip because
these low power chips are basically factory underclocked higher and
undervolted frequency chips. If you run a Brisbane AMD Athlon 64 X2
5200 at 2.1 GHz I would bet it is less than 45W.


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