[linux-dvb] HDTV performance issues

Dhirendra Pal Singh dpal.singh at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 00:12:24 CEST 2007

I though nvidia has already launched those gpus..haven't they..
They have those under "PureVideo" support.

More info is at : http://www.nvidia.com/object/purevideo_hd_faq.html

I am wrong please be gentle as I am newbea myself.. :)


On 9/4/07, Mattias Bergsten <fnord at fnord.nu> wrote:
> benco wrote:
> > * CPU: Pentium 4 3.4GHz, Intel Dual Core 1.8GHz, AMD Athlon64 3800+
> >
> > However there is no MPEG4 processing support in Linux kernel/NVidia
> driver,
> > I cannot believe that CPU's listed above are not powerfull enough for
> > playback. Well, I may also be wrong...
> I've successfully watched SVT HD (Swedish HDTV test channel, 20Mbit
> H.264) on my MythTV setup, which uses an Intel Core 2 Duo E6420. Some
> tearing occurs but playback is reasonably smooth at about 90-95% CPU
> utilization.
> Believe it - you're going to need at least an E6600 for completely
> smooth HDTV playback until someone either optimizes the MPEG4 codecs or
> we get GPU accelerated MPEG4 decode.
> /fnord
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