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

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Jan 29 22:43:46 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.

    I've seen better performance across the board with nvidia versus ATI.

    I really didn't expect that but that's how it turned out.

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