[mythtv-users] New frontend... Atom?

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 18:20:34 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Steve Hill <steve at nexusuk.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 8 Nov 2009, Andrew Herron wrote:
>  I think we can all applaud Intel for its openness and driver support in
>> Linux...however their drivers still do not extract all of the performance
>> possible from their GPU's.
> Absolutely, I'm fully aware that I'll be getting more performance from the
> nVidia kit than from Intel.  But ATM I am facing a tossup between an Atom +
> nVidia GPU or Core2 + Intel GPU - the former requires proprietary drivers
> which have a completely opaque development and bug reporting process, the
> latter requires more power and cooling.  I'm not sure which to go for ATM,
> so I'll need to look at the hardware closer.
> --
>  - Steve
>   xmpp:steve at nexusuk.org <xmpp%3Asteve at nexusuk.org>
> sip:steve at nexusuk.org <sip%3Asteve at nexusuk.org>   http://www.nexusuk.org/
You will never match the SD picture quality from your Intel GPU I'm afraid
and no hope whatsoever in HD at all. The current nVidia drivers are really
way better than your historical experience with older nVidia drivers.

All the best

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