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Old 05-12-09, 09:53 AM   #3
cehoyos
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Default Re: AMD says about Linux Avivo support even for AGP cards

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Originally Posted by enkidu View Post
Buying new NV card supporting VDPAU means for me new motherboard and CPU
Wrong if your CPU has SSE support (= Pentium III 500, Athlon XP or newer).
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- and then I wouldn't need hardware offload.
I call my E8400 fast, but there are samples that need VDPAU if you want to avoid framedrops.
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You should really think about partial CPU offload (as in AMD implementation)
I can't speak for AMD implementation, but VDPAU does this in many cases:
ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...html#id2583900
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your cards are kinda expensive in comparision with AMD ones. I've seen mentioned above card working smoothly with Linux. 50 Euros is nothing for me...
VDPAU cards start below 50€:
http://geizhals.at/eu/a318031.html

Please post your results with Avivo on Linux, I'm curious, Carl Eugen
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