[mythtv-users] AMD 64 3200+ vs P4 3.0 GHz.

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Jan 29 22:14:49 UTC 2008

On Jan 29, 2008, at 1:35 PM, Yann Lehmann wrote:

> jedi at mishnet.org a écrit :
>> If given the choice between a 3200+ and a P4, definitely go with
>> the AMD chip. With a good nvidia card, the 3200+ will probably
>> be good enough to do anything you want with it, even including
>> reasonably fast h264 decoding.
>> The vidcard really does make a lot of difference in Myth.
> Is this always true, or only when xvmc comes to play ?
> I just ask because several list-members suggested lately to drop xvmc,
> even with nvidia-based cards, and I thought xvmc was one of the  
> biggest
> advantage of nvidia over ati.
> Yann

Video cards will be more important once myth uses any h.264 processing  
the card has to offer. Currently, it does not so a cheapo video card  
is ok.

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