[mythtv-users] DCH-6416 Firewire capture how much HP

Tim F fenn at stanford.edu
Mon Jun 15 00:18:24 UTC 2009

On Sat, 13 Jun 2009 18:12:22 -0700
<bhaskins at chartermi.net> wrote:

> I hope that I'm not hijacking this thread, but since the Firewire
> stream is already digital and compressed it seems like it would not
> take much processing power just to capture it to disk, maybe even a
> midrange laptop.? Yay or Nay?

The processing power isn't noticeable, only the I/O load is/can be a


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