[mythtv-users] NVDEC: is there something wrong with it?

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 15:41:05 UTC 2020

On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 8:28 AM Jim Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just put together a new workstation where I will be watching TV with
> Mythtv-frontend when not using it for other things.
> It's a 6 core Ryzen 5 3600 with a Nvidia GT-1030 fanless GFX card.
> After the initial install of mythtv-frontend I started playing videos
> with the default settings of NVDEC.  That worked fine on HD 1080i
> content but when I tried a sub-channel where the video was 720x480 at 30, I
> immediately noticed that the video paused and played every few seconds
> and never got better.
> When I changed the video profile to High Quality OpenGL it worked
> perfectly on all video types.
> So I'll leave it that way, but why would NVDEC be so bad on 480i content??
> Jim A

Possibly the same MPEG issue that have plagued other cards too...?
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