[mythtv-users] Some CPU questions...

Cory Papenfuss papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu
Thu Dec 9 19:15:08 UTC 2004


On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, David Erickson wrote:

>
> Well i can tell you this.  DVD Playing would suck on that system.
> Playback wouldn't be too great on it either for your mpeg2 streams coming
> out of your pvr-250. If you got a pvr-350 hten you could use a slower
> system.  I have an AMD XP1700 and it's horrible on playback when i do not
> use the hardware decoder on the pvr-350.
>
> Dave
>
 	It sounds like you've got other issues then.  No DMA on the dvd 
drive or something.  Remember that a PII-350 was all that was necessary to 
play DVD's on a PC once upon a time....


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* Cory Papenfuss							*
* Electrical Engineering candidate Ph.D. graduate student               *
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