[mythtv-users] P4 2.8 for HD without XvMC?
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed May 9 12:50:38 UTC 2007
On 5/8/07, Siva Alagarsamy <hellosiva at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/8/07, Steven Adeff < adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My Dad can get refurbed Dell small form factor PC's through his EPP
> > for really cheap, the fastest processor they have is listed as a
> > Pentium 4 2.8GHz, I'm wondering if this is fast enough to handle
> > decoding 1080i with Bob deinterlacing?
> Look at the link
> The site says Athlon64 3200+ or Pentium D 2.8 GHz as the minimum requirment
> for HD without using XvMC.
> You can buy a Nvidia FX 5200 card for less than $30 on ebay and use XvMC. In
> that case Pentium 4 2.8 GHz should be more than enough.
I'm trying to avoid XvMC.
> Bob deinterlacing can be used only with XvMC. You can use Kernel
> deinterlacing without XvMC.
not true, Kernel cannot be used with XvMC, but Bob can be used without XvMC.
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