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Old 07-13-06, 03:21 PM   #1
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Default How to enable PureVideo on GeForce 6800?

Hi, my card is a XFX 6800 vanilla 128MB AGP with fully unlocked pipelines and overclocked to 400 on the core and 800 effective memory. When I look at the settings in Cyberlink's PowerDVD, the hardware acceleration tab is greyed out. Is there something I must do to enable the hardware acceleration. AFAIK doesn't my card support hardware accelerated DVD decoding with PureVideo?
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Default Re: How to enable PureVideo on GeForce 6800?

6800 vanilla does everything except H.264 Decode Acceleration
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Default Re: How to enable PureVideo on GeForce 6800?

Okay... is the lack of H.264 decoding the reason that button is greyed out?
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Default Re: How to enable PureVideo on GeForce 6800?

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Okay... is the lack of H.264 decoding the reason that button is greyed out?
No. If you try and play a MPEG-2 DVD or file, the option will be enabled automatically. H.264 and WMV files will get no purevideo hardware decoding, but if you use the nstantmedia.exe player that comes with the purevideo decoder, you will still get the video filters.
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