[mythtv-users] will this system cut it ?

sonofzev at iinet.net.au sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Fri Mar 13 02:34:40 UTC 2009

On Fri Mar 13 11:28 , "sonofzev at iinet.net.au"  sent:

>On Thu Mar 12 21:49 , jarpublic at gmail.com sent:
>>> So the primary question remains, will the VDPAU deinterlacing from the 8500 or
>>> 8400 (these are the only real options)... be better looking than Linear Blend
>>> currently in use.
>>In my experience and many others on the list the VDPAU deinterlacers
>>are the best quality you can get. I use the Advanced 2x with my SD
>>content and it is dramatically better. I think the 8400 can't do that
>>highest deinterlacers with 1080i. Check out the wiki article on VDPAU
>>and there are reports from individuals and their experience with
>>specific cards. It looks like the 8500 can do the Temporal 1x/2x but
>>not Advanced 2x (ie spatial-temporal deinterlacing). I think you will
>>find the VDPAU Temporal 1x/2x deinterlacers are preferable to linear
>>blend. It is certainly worth a try if you have the hardware. See what
>>it looks like.
>Thanks, The video card is the only part I would have to purchase. I have an 8600
>one that is about to go in to my main frontend.. 
I didn't really finish this.. So I'll take a look at the temporal and see if it's
worth the effort of changing Mobo e.t.c.... 

Also, if I do this, will 1GB of RAM in dual channel be enough or should I use the
cheap RAM and go to 2GB?? 

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