[mythtv-users] CPU usage during Playback of content from HD-PVR

Steven Ellis steven at openmedia.co.nz
Sun Aug 17 01:22:01 UTC 2008

Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> Hi
> 2008/8/14 David Herman <dherman516 at gmail.com>:
>> I have a Q6600 (with a Gefore 8800) and an AppleTV (wimpy box) frontend.
>> Both play 720p content without a hitch. Per the wiki, I am keeping my source
>> material set to 720p. Your machine should be the approx equivalent to my
>> appletv box. Have you tried reducing resolution?
> The Apple TV can only do up to 720p ; but it has hardware H264
> decoding ; so I wouldn't base the speed of that machine as a basis on
> what a PC should be
But does the hardware acceleration for H.264 work under Linux?


Steven Ellis - Technical Director
OpenMedia Limited
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website - http://www.openmedia.co.nz

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