[mythtv-users] New frontend... Atom?
nico at youplala.net
Sun Nov 8 17:25:02 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 17:18 +0000, Steve Hill wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Nov 2009, Andrew Herron wrote:
> > I think we can all applaud Intel for its openness and driver support
> > Linux...however their drivers still do not extract all of the
> > possible from their GPU's.
> Absolutely, I'm fully aware that I'll be getting more performance from
> nVidia kit than from Intel. But ATM I am facing a tossup between an
> + nVidia GPU or Core2 + Intel GPU - the former requires proprietary
> drivers which have a completely opaque development and bug reporting
> process, the latter requires more power and cooling. I'm not sure
> to go for ATM, so I'll need to look at the hardware closer.
One will give you outstanding denoising, upscaling and deinterlacing,
the other will give you vastly inferior software-based solutions.
It's not just about performance, power, cooling and drivers. It's mostly
about picture quality in the end.
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