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Old 05-19-09, 10:22 AM   #5
aaneiros
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Default Re: Thinking of dumpig my 8200 IGP mobo

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Originally Posted by jpterj View Post
I am not asolutely sure about this but I suspect that this might be a memory bandwith issue.
That might be the problem. I'm not sure tough.

I'm using an AMD cpu (one of those energy efficient ones; forgot the exact model) which I keep at its minimum frequency with powernowd. A user in another forum suggested throttling the cpu to its maximum when playing 1080p stuff to increase performance. I've just tried it an it certainly helps; I mean, the video still has some hiccups here and there but audio and video keep in sync, contrary to what happened before.

I guess I'll keep waiting for nvidia engineers to improve linux drivers for some time and, if the situation doesn't get any better, I'll buy more capable hardware.
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