[mythtv-users] VDPAU Success

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 18:51:29 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 1:40 AM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/12/2008, Matt Hakim <thepigs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  I look forward to trying out VDPAU when the drivers go ex-BETA...
>>  Seems a shame I spent my money on a core 2 duo now :(
> Don't worry - it will still be useful for computational tasks like
> transcoding ;) and it is nice to have some extra horsepower lying
> around just in case.

I believe Dan said on the dev list that VDPAU will allow for
transcoding/commflag/etc to be done mostly on the GPU as well, so
maybe a machine with $200 worth of GPU's will be more beneficial than
the extra $200 spent on a CPU...

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