[mythtv-users] VDPAU card power consumption

Greg Cope gregcope at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 15:22:40 UTC 2009

2009/12/4 Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com>:
> Probably the biggest difference will be between a discrete card vs and
> integrated GPU. If you think you would be happy with some of the less
> powerful deinterlacers, then maybe you should go with an
> 8300/9300/9400 integrated on the motherboard. You won't be able to
> beat that in terms of power consumption with VDPAU, and I doubt the
> idle power will be significantly different the another integrated
> non-VDPAU option.

Probably not what you are after but I posted what my Revo uses here;

Basically 36W max using VDPAU on SD content with an ESata disk in an
external enclosure.

Engaging VDPAU when watching SD Content seems to up the wattage by only 4w.

A Revo uses a 9400M so is at the low end.

Hope that helps.


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