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Old 12-25-09, 09:35 PM   #33
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Default Re: VDPAU 9400GT MPEG2 artifacts

OK - i did the opposite of what i said. I replaced the 9400GT(MSI) with a Gigabyte GT220 1GB DDR3 - with a big 80mm fan. A quick google and i realized i would loose my hdmi audio and i need the 190.53 driver - i added the avernard repo and upgraded everything and 190.53 nvidia driver. Hard to believe but everything worked perfectly and i'm pleased to report NO MORE BLOCKS !!!! . The GT220 has better power control as my 9400 had none. I use VDPAU HighQulity setting in myth. All mpeg2 channels look amazing. a bluray i have (IceAge3) played back with only around 12-15% cpu . It is a merry christmas.
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