[mythtv-users] hulu / youtube cpu requirements
andy at squeakycode.net
Wed Oct 21 17:08:12 UTC 2009
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> My Athlon X2 6000+ (dual-core 3GHz) x86_64 system can not do full-screen
> playback of Hulu content. Funny enough, it handles CBS's Flash-based
> playback in full-screen without issue. So, Hulu's player is either less
> efficient or is doing a lot more (perhaps the bitrate/video size is
> greater on Hulu).
> than supporting only nvidia cards run on systems with the nvidia
> proprietary drivers.
I have Athlon Dual-core 5050e (2.? GHz), with GeForce 7050 PV on the
motherboard. I ran Hulu full screen and it looked good and smooth.
Guess I lucked out using nvidia. I dont recall looking at the cpu usage
though. So I can report it seems to work well with nvidia.
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