[MPlayer-users] Using the D510MO Mini-ITX platform for full HD playback

László Monda laci at monda.hu
Fri Jan 7 20:04:04 CET 2011

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 7:18 PM, Oliver Seitz <info at vtnd.de> wrote:
> Am 07.01.2011 19:07, schrieb László Monda:
>> Hi List,
>> I've bought a D510MO Mini-ITX mainboard which has an integrated Atom
>> D510 CPU running on 1.66GHz.  It has 2 threads per 2 cores.  After
>> installing the latest and greatest Ubuntu on it I realized that it's
>> not capable of full HD playback which I'm not surprised about given
>> the modest performance of this system.
>> My question is whether it's possible to play back full HD on this
>> platform without any glitches when using a powerful graphics card that
>> could accelerate the playback.  Also, I'm looking for a card that
>> isn't power hungry since I'd like to keep the power consumption of the
>> system low.
>> Thanks in advance.
> The only ways I know of to make an atom play HD are:
> 1. Recode the video to less than 10mBit
> 2. Buy a board with a nvidia ion chip
> Probably a plug-in graphics card can work, but from my point of view that
> does not make much sense on a mini-itx board.
> Greets,
> Kiste
> P.S.: There is a recent chip by VIA (VX900) that claims to be able to play
> 1080p at 30fps, but the drivers seem to be of the usual VIA-quality. The most
> recent linux driver is for Ubuntu 10.04, and I found no clue on how to use
> the marvelous video acceleration features...

I guess I've heard about this chip but I have no clue when will to
they come out with a Mini-ITX board with this chip featured on it.

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