[mythtv-users] Help me size next cpu, Athlon 2800+ MP enoughfor
J. Donavan Stanley
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Mon Feb 9 06:46:36 EST 2004
D Banerjee wrote:
>From: "J. Donavan Stanley" <jdonavan at jdonavan.net>
>Going from 3500kbits to 750kbits is no joke as far as disk space is
>concerned. While I understand that the dirty quality of cable/broadcast tv
>and the lack of dual-pass encoding means I need to allow for a good amount
>of extra bitrate, 3500 is nuts :) Recording pure MPEG2 even more so.
If 3500 is nuts for MPEG2 you must have some REALLY low standards for
your video. If I capture at 740x480 at 1600 there would be compression
artifacts all over the place. It's entirely possible that I could
reduce my mpeg4 bit rates but any noticeable artifacts are unacceptable.
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