[mythtv-users] Virtues of Separate FE/BE systems...
aclose at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 23:06:32 UTC 2007
On 4/2/07, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/2/07, Jay <jay at donoghue.org> wrote:
> <snip />
> > > Jay, what Vid Card did you go with? i've just been using the onboard
> > > NVidia whatever on the Chaintech MoBo. are you using xvmc or the
> > > power of the proc for HD playback?
> > > maybe i'll just use the spare pc i have laying around to set up a
> > > multimedia fileserver...
> > The card I bought isnt sold by NewEgg anymore, but it is an XFX GeForce 6200
> > 256MB AGP 4x/8x (model PVT44AWANG). I wanted the AGP since I had the slot
> > available. I have seen success stories with a variety of 5200/6200 cards.
> > The one thing you dont get with the 6200 is a color OSD when using XvMC.
> > Personally, that makes no difference to me.
> > My full specs:
> > - Chaintech 7NIF2 w/512MB RAM. Athlon XP 2500+, 250GB HDD
> > - XFX 6200 AGP video card - DVI output to projector
> > - Soundblaster Audigy ZS sound card
> > - PVR-350 for SD recording
> > - HDHR for HD recording
> so you are using xvmc...
> i'll have to double check my processor, i have 1GB of RAM. i'm using
> the onboard nvidia s-video out and onboard sound; pvr-250 & pvr-500.
> maybe i'll download 'Elephants Dream' to test my HD playback and see
> how much of the processor it uses without xvmc.
so i was a little off... my processor is an XP1500+ :) not likely to
do HD even with xvmc enabled...
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