[mythtv-users] What to do...
stl19847 at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 30 01:01:57 UTC 2007
Well, I was planning an upgrade anyway. I may make the current
machine a dedicated backend and rebuild the front.
Brian Wood wrote:
> Stewart wrote:
>> So, I have a working setup on ANALOG CABLE and I'm exceedingly happy
>> with it.
>> But, I got a new HD TV. Output on the new TV is sub-par. I think this
>> has much to do with the output to the TV being NTSC and the TV having to
>> stretch it to fit, so I'd like some advice or thoughts on how best to
>> handle it.
>> I've currently got a Hauppauge 150 and a 350. TV out is through the
>> 350. This is running on an Athlon 950.
>> The native resolution on the new TV is 1366x768. Can I simply use the
>> video output from the standard video card and change the resolution to
>> 1366x768? What kind of load would that put on the machine? It's an old
>> Athlon 950Mhz box.
> Without help from XvMC you have just about no chance of playing back HD
> with that CPU. Even with XvMC I doubt you will have much luck.
> I wish I had better news, but that's pretty much the conclusions of the
> folks here.
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