[Mplayer-users] SLOWMACHINES

Dag B dag at bredband.no
Sun Jun 17 12:43:41 CEST 2001

Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2001 09:17:27 +0200 (MET DST) Christoph Lampert <lampert at math.chalmers.se> wrote:

> I have a K6-II 350 (w/o MTRR support) and a P-II 400, with a G200.
> Both CPUs are fast enough to decode most movies (because resizing
> is done in haredware on the G200). The only problem I saw until
> now is that the K6-II board (an Asus P5A) is too slow for
> high res movies. ie the bandwith to the graphics card is the limiting
> factor (difference is over factor 3!).

Try compiling -mcpu=i686 for the k6-2 and compare the results with -march=k6.

> > >4) whatever comes to mind
> Maybe MTRR support with newer K6-II and K6-III can help with
> the bandwith problem, can't test it.

MTRR does help.

k6-2/500 + p5a + g450 is just about sufficient for watching dvds with xine.
some framedropping (0-40 frames pr. 200), but audio is perfect so it isn't
too annoying.

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