[mythtv-users] minimum card requirements for VDPAU

sonofzev at iinet.net.au sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Wed Mar 11 06:12:26 UTC 2009

>> Yep trying to find it, without much luck, but this seems like a good call (going
>> with a 9xxx card). It's really the de-interlacing part of it that is the issue
>> for me, I get very good playback of the HD files from the CPU. Unfortunately in
>> Australia it appears that the HD channels all went to 1080i without thinking,
>> 720p would have been much better for sports, but we are all about big numbers
>> here in Australia.
>ABC and SBS are 720p, and they look fine.  I do wonder about the other 
>channels being 1080i.  You do notice the better resolution, but I would 
>agree they'd be better using 720p for sports.  Thing is, doesn't DVB-t 
>allow dynamic resolution changes, so they actually could switch to a 
>progressive option for sports?

I don't think they do.. but I did notice that ABC and SBS look better, that
explains it very well though. 

>Personally, I watch vanishingly small amounts on the commercial 
>channels, so it's a moot point for me.

My girlfriend and I are very big on cop and mystery shows.. .I know very typical
slaves to the machine.... 

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