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Old 08-30-09, 11:27 PM   #43
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Default Re: Pure video = VDPAU ?

Originally Posted by ticket View Post
Thanks, that's useful to know.
Am I therefore wasting time/money fitting the old 1.5GHz P4 with a 8400 GS PCI card?
I see I would also need to upgrade my PSU from 250w to 400W.
Rough cost of PSU + a new GPU is around $100 - $150.
Maybe time to get a new PC?
One of my htpc's doesn't go above 90w. It's using an AMD X2 cpu and a 8400GS 512MB pci-e card. As a matter of fact don't think any of my boxes go much higher then that.
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