[mythtv-users] Low Power Frontends (in anticipation of nvidia's new API)
derliebegott at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 10:11:39 UTC 2008
I was thinking about VDPAU a few days ago. But when I yesterday heard
that Nvidia is going have its GPU 9400M on Atom motherboards, I will
i.e. new eee box with Atom 330 and nvidia 9400M would be absolutely great.
2008/12/17 Andy Zobro <ajzobro at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:52 AM, Andrew Barbaccia
> <andrew at monolithmc.com> wrote:
>> There's even the JETWAY NC62K-LF with the 8200 iif you're stuck on
>> mini-itx, which goes for about $150 here in japan.
>>> I was looking for a thread to latch on to to say SUCCESS! I got my
>>> Atom 330 board coupled with the 512MB Sparkle Fanless 8400GS PCI card
>>> to play videos with VDPAU! See specs here:
>>> I have a bit more customization to do, but the goal will be to have a
>>> solid state (sdhc card) with the OS, and all mythtv content will be
>>> stored on the backend.
>>> So far I am extremely impressed with the difference that VDPAU made.
>>> My sample videos (hdhr recordings) wouldn't even play (100% CPU used,
>>> locked up mplayer). However with VDPAU and myth trunk svn r19298 with
>>> vdpau enabled, worked like a champ, using only 10-20% of the CPU.
>>> This is very promising. I can't wait for 0.22!
>>> - AZ
>>> mythtv-users mailing list
>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> The jetway case mentioned earlier is complete garbage. I wouldn't suggest it
>> to anyone.
>> How is the responsiveness of the Atom within Myth for menus, channel guide,
>> browsing channels, etc?
> I've really only just begun, not even using mythfrontend yet -- just
> mythtv, so perhaps life won't be all roses once I try to get the
> system running as a truth MythTV box.
> - AZ
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