[MPlayer-users] Re: re-encoding

rcooley rcooley at spamcop.net
Fri Aug 1 21:50:17 CEST 2003

Jonathan Rogers wrote:
> What's a C500? Is it a Via chip? I'm surprised if you can get acceptible 
> performance playing DVD size movies with the combination of a 500MHz CPU 
> and SVGA. Maybe it's a lot better than a Duron or Celeron 500?

As a not-so-proud Via C3 owner I can safely say that C3's perform like 
an Intel/AMD processor would at HALF the clock-speed...  In other words, 
an 800MHz C3 performs about like a 400MHz PII or K-6 (slower in many 
cases, depending on what you are doing with it).

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