[MPlayer-users] MPlayer on 64-bit is better than on 32-bit?
poirierg at gmail.com
Wed May 21 10:13:55 CEST 2008
On 5/21/08, Diogo Franco <diogomfranco at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm planning to upgrade my OS (Ubuntu Hardy) from 32-bit to 64-bit. I'm
> mostly using my box for multimedia and the main apps running are wine
> (for uTorrent) and, of course, mplayer/ffmpeg.
> I'd like to know if is there any performance advantages for mplayer in
> 64-bit mode. My CPU is a Semprom 2800+ "Palermo" with Part Number ending
> in CV (64-bit but no SSE3).
Yes, MPlayer goes around 10% faster when compiled in 64-bits mode.
> I want to know also if coreAVC works with 64-bit mplayer, but that's not
> a hard requirement.
Not that I know of, but I may be wrong.
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