[mythtv-users] Nvidia underclocking vdpau

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 17:21:45 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 8:37 PM, jansenj <jansenj+myth at gmail.com> wrote:
> I bought a cheap gt220 card recently, but the fan is louder than I care
> for.  I was partially wondering how it would do if I underclock the card and
> slow down the fan with a resistor or remove the fan power completely.  using
> nvidia-settings, does anyone know if the 2d or 3d are the fequency profile I
> need to modify for vdpau.  Also, what should I watch for if the frequency of
> the gpu or ram can't keep up with vdpau?  Would it just not work? Would I
> see error messages in some log? or would I see corrupted or stuttering
> video.  Point is, I want to figure out he lowest frequency (and thus power)
> I can use, but still use vdpau effectively.

Water cooling? Leave the electronics along and attack the thing you
feel is the problem - noise.


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