[mythtv-users] FYI - New HW video accellAPI from NVIDIA

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Nov 17 18:35:27 UTC 2008

On Nov 17, 2008, at 10:27 AM, David Brodbeck wrote:

> On Mon, November 17, 2008 10:24 am, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> On Nov 17, 2008, at 10:16 AM, David Brodbeck wrote:
>>> On Sun, November 16, 2008 6:35 am, Nicolas Will wrote:
>>>> Using the generic CPU works if you go the expensive way. This also
>>>> means
>>>> noise on the FE, as the CPU fan will start to spin up. Agreed, if  
>>>> you
>>>> watch HD, you will probably have some sound covering the fans, this
>>>> is
>>>> what happens at my place.
>>>> But going with a cheaper CPU, a cheap GPU that can assist HD  
>>>> decoding
>>>> gives less noise and less money spent.
>>> But GPU fans aren't exactly silent, either.
>> They are when you have a fanless card.
> It seems like if you're doing something heavy-duty like video  
> decoding,
> though, it's gonna need a fan.  After all, you're just transferring  
> load
> from the CPU to the GPU.

I'm guessing you aren't basing this on anything factual and just  
assuming it won't work.

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