[mythtv-users] Mac Mini Core Solo as FE/BE Combo?
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Fri Feb 23 04:19:02 UTC 2007
On Feb 22, 2007, at 19:28, Michael Freeman wrote:
> Okay, so its time to amend my earlier statement. A core solo[*] HD
> frontend is
> probably a stretch, but not by a huge amount. Its definitely on the
> edge just playing back 1080i material with mplayer (cpu usage
> drops to 90%, most of the time is pegged, and this is without a deint
> filter). 720p playback is of course a bit better, often leaving the
> cpu more
> than 10% idle.
> And wow. With mythtv built from svn of today, playback is actually
> even better
> than with mplayer. The cpu is pegged on both 1080i and 720p, but
> the playback
> is pretty damned good (still no deint filter though).
> Gonna have to haul this thing home and hook it up to a 1080p
> display and see
> how it holds up...
> [*] Mac Mini w/Intel Core Solo @ 1.5GHz, 512M RAM
> Does XvMC work / help any?
Haven't tried it, will give it a shot soonish.
> I've got 2 GB RAM on order, so might that help?
Maybe, not sure.
jarod at wilsonet.com
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