[mythtv-users] Intel Atom...Myth worthy?

Sarah Katherine Hayes sarah at sarahhayes.is-a-geek.net
Tue May 20 17:06:20 UTC 2008

> It actually handles more content under Linux than OSX. A common myth 
> is that OSX on the AppleTV uses the GPU for h.264 decode assist and 
> it does not (it could), just GL and not quartz accelerated GL. If it 
> had GPU decode assist, then it easily could do 1080p h.264 
> decode/display.

Interesting, I was under the impression the OS X Nvidia drivers had some 
form of PureVideo style hand-off in them... if it can brute force 720p 
H264 (and apparently SCART via a hack for SD TV connection) that's 

I'm assuming 'regular' h264 and not PAFF'd?

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