[mythtv-users] What do I have to do to get HD working?
ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 14:42:38 UTC 2006
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On Apr 15, 2006, at 01.52, Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 4/15/06, Marco Nelissen <marcone at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>>>>> Whoever said that a P4 3.2 is fast enough for HD doesn't know what
>>>>> they are talking about. Get an AMD dual core. I have a 3800
>>>>> and it
>>>>> works well (It replaced a Prescott 3.2 that I used before after
>>>>> the same mistake that you just made).
>>>> Processor-envy aside, a dual-core 3800+ is overkill. I'm using an
>>>> Athlon64 3200+, and it is sufficient for HD, even without XvMC.
>>> It is only sufficient if you reduce the quality of playback. A
>>> will not be able to deinterlace to 60fps. This may not be important
>>> to everyone, but it is quite noticeable on sports, Letterman, etc.
>> I suppose if your TV only supports progressive, you might need a
>> CPU. I just play my recordings in their native formats, since the TV
>> supports both interlaced and progressive input signals.
> I don't understand that commend about a 3200+ not being able to
> deinterlace 60fps. I had Myth converting 1080i to 720p output before
> the new nvidia driver was released and never had a problem.
I think we're talking about going from 1080i to 1080p (though this
hasn't been explicitly stated, as far as I'm aware) in real-time.
Probably would help, though, if we knew for sure.
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