[mythtv-users] Nvidia 8400GS PCI, High Xorg CPU, Tearing

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Fri Dec 5 18:23:42 UTC 2008

Lee Koloszyc wrote:
> Boleslaw Ciesielski wrote:
>> I think the common wisdom is that the PCI bus does not have enough 
>> bandwidth for HD if you are not using VDPAU. With VDPAU the video stream 
>> passed to the card is still compressed, so it's fine.
>> Bolek
> It doesn't even play SD right though and I would think it would have 
> enough bandwidth for that?
> So the bandwith limit could be causing the high xorg cpu%?

Someone posted here recently that they could use VDPAU on a 256Meg Ram 
video board using xfce but not while using KDE.
So maybe you might want to try changing the session and see what happens.

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