[mythtv-users] HD on SDTV playback question

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 20:31:54 UTC 2007


On 3/6/07, Christian Burger <christian.burger at abtg.net> wrote:
> > Message: 5
> > Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 12:40:35 -0500
> > From: "Phil Bridges" <gravityhammer at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] HD on SDTV playback question
> > To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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> > On 3/6/07, jason maxwell <decepticon at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > The last box of hardware for my new box is being delivered today. I
> > > couldnt find a 5 series card in PCI-e flavor, so I got a cheap MSI
> > > 6200 LE. The hardware is fairly high end (AMD 64 4200+ X2,
> > > 2x512Corsair DDR2 800, Epox NForce4), so hopefully I wont have to rely
> > > entirely on XvMC. I appreciate everyone's feedback so far. I'm sure
> > > I'll be posting my issues here. Wish me luck.
> >
> > With that horsepower, you shouldn't need XvNC at all.
> >
> >
>
> You would think that, but on my AMD 64 4200+ X2 939 w/ 2 gigs of memory if I
> don't use XVMC on my Nvidia 5200 it's unwatchable.  It doesn't utilize all
> the CPU but you can tell it's dropping frames.  With XVMC it's beautiful and
> perfect ~ 20% cpu utilization.

Bizarre - what window manager are you running?


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