[mythtv-users] Quicktime 1080p mov files smoother than 720p mkv (Debian)

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Apr 4 20:16:14 UTC 2009

Jongi wrote:
> mythtv-debian:/mnt/mythtv/media/Video# strings f1gp.mkv | grep core
> x264 - core 67 r1123tw - H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec - Copyleft 2003-2009 - 
> http://www.videolan.org/x264.html - options: cabac=1 ref=3 
> deblock=1:0:0 analyse=0x3:0x133 me=hex subme=6 psy_rd=1.0:0.0 
> mixed_ref=0 me_range=16 chroma_me=1 trellis=1 8x8dct=1 cqm=0 
> deadzone=21,11 chroma_qp_offset=-2 threads=6 nr=0 decimate=1mbaff=0 
> bframes=3 b_pyramid=1 b_adapt=2 b_bias=0 direct=3 wpredb=1 keyint=240 
> keyint_min=24 scenecut=40 rc=2pass bitrate=3400 ratetol=1.0 qcomp=0.60 
> qpmin=10 qpmax=51 qpstep=4 cplxblur=20.0 qblur=0.5 ip_ratio=1.40 
> pb_ratio=1.30 aq=1:1.00
> Should I expect a Athlon64 5200 CPU with the M3N78-VM motherboard (2GB 
> RAM with 512MB dedicated to video) to run 720p without jag?
Cool&Quiet should have that chip still downclocked to 1GHz, because even 
at 1GHz, you are only going to be pulling maybe 45% on each core to 
decode that.

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