[mythtv-users] DTV HD and myth
david at thegeorges.us
Wed Jul 18 15:29:56 UTC 2007
On 07/18/2007 11:24 AM, jack snodgrass wrote:
> On 7/18/07, Richard Woelk <richardwoelk at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>> For those of us who really want to capture HD, here's some info I found
>> digging on Google
>> A dual Opteron 252 (2.6Ghz) took 80% cpu power to capture 1080i60
>> It also took up 6.9GB for 1 minute of video, which works out to 117MB/s
> ... so why can my $25 air2pc HDTV card capture a 1080i signal and
> do it in 8GB/Hour and 'raw' hdmi capture stuff is this massive?
Because it is receiving MPEG2 compressed data, not raw data.
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