Originally Posted by krionius
And what about the HW decoding part? The point here is using less processor, not just displaying something. Correct me if i'm wrong.
Thunderbird suggested (in other XvMC thread) video acceleration using higher version of pixel shaders. This is theory. I do not know is it possible in real life.
If it would be possible Nvidia developers could provide XvMC for Geforce 8 already.