[mythtv-users] 800 MHz P3 for HDTV

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 17:47:18 UTC 2007


i used to use a amd athlon XP 1800+ and that barely cut it with xvmc
enabled.  it wasnt very stable too.  now i am using a  p4 3.4ghz.

mitchell

On 3/3/07, Ian Forde <ian at duckland.org> wrote:
>
> On Sat, 2007-03-03 at 10:06 -0700, stan wrote:
> > I've been using an old Intel mobo P3 800 MHz machine with an Hauppauge
> > PVR-350 for SDTV, and it's been working fine.  The hardware
> > encoding/decoding on the PVR-350 does most of the work, and performance
> has
> > not been an issue.
> >
> > Now I'd like to move MythTV to HDTV.
> >
> > Will the old P3 800 MHz machine be fast enough for HDTV if I use an AGP
> > nVidia display card with XvMC to do the HD decoding?
>
> Unfortunately, no.  You're going to need a much faster CPU... check the
> wiki or list archives...
>
>         -I
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