[mythtv-users] Just how great can VDPAU be?
bill at bbqninja.com
Thu Nov 20 22:27:30 UTC 2008
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 7:58 PM, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> I watch AVSForum's HD-PVR forum for Windows users. Intermixed with the
> numerous messages detailing forum members' ever more-convoluted ways
> of recording and watching their TV shows--Rube Goldberg-like setups
> that would make any MythTV user alternately burst out in laughter and
> shake his head in pity---are many reports of how horsepower-dependent
> HD-PVR recordings are, even for Core 2 Duo owners using CoreAVC. In
> other words, despite their having PureVision already, things don't
> seem to be any better performancewise on that side on the pond.
CoreAVC is software only decoding right now. They have "coming eventually"
for GPU assisted, but if you're using CoreAVC you are NOT using PureVideo,
and are simply doing software decoding.
There is no comparison to be had.
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