[mythtv-users] 2010 Mac Mini?

Nick F nikos.f at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 19:29:31 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 5:09 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
>>    Interestingly enough, trying to run Hulu Desktop doesn't seem to
>> cause it to draw a great deal of power despite using up every spare CPU
>> cycle. Nor does divx decoding.
> All the atom freq scaling and power savings functionality is reserved
> for the netbook-targeted atom. The desktop ones don't do much of
> anything in the way of power savings, don't do any freq scaling, etc.
> Because, you know, who wants power savings when you're plugged into
> the wall all the time? (Intel missed the boat on this one, imo, but
> maybe they'll wise up eventually).

Talking about Hulu.  Is anyone successfully playing Hulu / BBC iPlayer
/ flash video on an Atom/ION?  I have a Zotac (330 dual core with ION)
and it struggles really badly.  Is there a trick to getting flash to
work (I know there is no hardware acceleration) with an ION?


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