[mythtv-users] Video Card Load.

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 16:00:33 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 10:49 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 December 2008 08:40:00 Travis Tabbal wrote:
>> The new FE is using my old CPU, an X2 3800+. That chip can do MPEG2 OTA
>> recordings in HD, but the x264 stuff caused it issues. I'm going to attempt
>> VDPAU on it. If that works, both myth machines may get some cheap Semprons.
> Are the savings from using Semprons really worthwhile?
> You can buy Athlon64s for under $30, how much cheaper do you want?

c'mon Brian, semantics at this point! Though Newegg does have a
Sempron AM2 for $19.99 =)

But, if anyone wants to trade a dual-core socket 939 Athlon for a
3200+ Venice core because they are switching to VDPAU...  ;-)

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