On 18/08/2009, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hann...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Magnus Hörlin wrote:
>  >
>  > Hi. My opinion is that nvidia's ION platform with vdpau and XBMC gives the 
> best result. The atom's cpu load is <10% playing 1080p h264 so forget the 
> 3GHz core2 unless you want to play Flash HD movies or other non-vdpau formats.
> Isn't Flash HD content usually encoded in H.264? That's the case in
>  youtube, at least, and the clips play fine using vdpau decoding in mplayer.
>  > It's not very cheap yet but you can build a fanless one for €200. For 
> example a http://www.cartft.com/catalog/il/1072 together with 2G ram and a 
> pico-psu.
> --
> Anssi Hannula

What GPU does the nvidia ION A type board have? Wikipedia lists it as
NVIDIA PureVideo HD. And if you look that up on wikipedia then it
could be any of the GPUs

Ideally you would like to have the 9400/9500 type GPU that can do both
h264 and VC1.

>From what I could read about Flash HD, is that the limitation seems to
be from the Adobe plugin (on windows) that does not do hardware
acceleration for h264
(http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=135840). But if we
use mplayer or Xine to, then it should in theory it should be able to
do Flash HD?

What is your setup like? Do you use VDR as the main application or do
you use something like XBMC with VDR or do you load a plugin on VDR to
play flash type movies? Which output plugin do you guys use? I
currently use xineliboutput 1.0.4. It does have its short comings but
very good for Live TV.

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