[mythtv] Feasability of using software scalers in mythtv videoout

Bryan Mayland bmayland at leoninedev.com
Thu May 11 11:51:31 UTC 2006


Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 5/10/06, Bryan Mayland <bmayland at leoninedev.com> wrote:
>   
>> I'm considering the feasibility is of replacing XV's hardware scaling to
>> zoom video playback with what could be higher quality software scalers.
>>     
> Out of curiosity what CPU usage did you see? This would be great for
> DVD->1080p conversion.
>   
    The machine is a P4 2.4GHz with 768MB RAM and a GeForce 5200FX 128MB 
card, and I was seeing about ~60% CPU usage (40% from playback, 20% from 
X).  With deinterlacing running too, it bumped playback up another 10% 
so it was 70% total.


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