[mythtv-users] Processor Minimum Specs

Kevin Bailey ke-myth at retriever.dyndns.org
Thu Jun 26 15:11:57 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 08:33:16AM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 June 2008 07:30:30 Richard Shaw wrote:
> >
> > Opionions are going vary widely here, but I'm getting by (emphasis on
> > "getting by") with a Sempron 64 1.8GHz single core and 512MB of
> > memory. I would say anything dual core and 1GB memory should be fine.
> > I'm running it on Fedora 8 x86_64...
> Is this playing back HD without XvMC? What about h264?
> What you describe would probably be fine for SD but I question whether it 
> would do HD.

On June 4th, Richard Shaw wrote:
> I have to disagree here. I'm using a Sempron 3000+ (1.8GHz) without
> XvMC and it plays back 720p fine and only occasionally pauses doing
> 1080i. However, It's probably worth noting that I'm running x86_64
> which appears to make a significant difference...

I have a 2GHz Sempron which apparently isn't quite on the edge
as Richard's. Single cores work fine.

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