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

László Monda laci at monda.hu
Fri Jan 7 20:29:24 CET 2011

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 8:17 PM, Rolf Ernst
<rolf.ernst at silverlightning.org> wrote:
> On 1/7/2011 1:04 PM, László Monda wrote:
>> 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.
> <not to be stoned for heresy, please>
> I run plenty of Linux boxes and Windows side by side and the Linux video
> drivers are simple horrible throughout and mplayer does not do the best job
> decoding. I have a Win7 system with an 8500 onboard chip which is not
> exactly HD quality and a AMD 4500 CPU (dual core low power consumption) but
> both the Arcsoft and CoreAVC codecs let me play back full 1920x1080p without
> dropping frames including the dreaded killa sample. None of the open source
> codecs can, not mplayer, not VLC, not ffdshow. One of the reasons I dropped
> XBMC in favor of Win 7 MC was because Linux HD hardware requirements are so
> much stiffer because of the inefficiency of software and drivers. OS may be
> free but hardware required more expensive.
> I am plain stating a fact here, please don't kill the messenger. I have
> played with many configurations and a variety of hardware configurations. I
> cannot play back full HD on Windows using mplayer using a 9750 quadcore and
> a 9800 GTX (60 fps, that is)

I'm not about to stone the messenger but the Linux situation is so
screwed that I might get stoned.  ;)

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