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How fast CPU have your Media Portal HTPC?


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mikael

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  • April 30, 2005
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    I'm curious to know how fast CPU's thats really needed. Im running at 650 Mhz without any problem.
     

    moullas

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    January 15, 2005
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    800mhz here with GF 440MX, only use it for Video / Music playback and is running with no problems :)
     

    SiLenTYL

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  • April 23, 2004
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    my HTPC can run any high def content i want...highest i've tried is a 30Mbit/s mpeg2 at 1920x1080 resolution with dolby ac3 5.1 .....runs...and runs very smoothly :)

    my specs below
     
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    Anonymous

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    I couldn't afford a whole new dedicated system for mp, so i turned over my webserver, with a celeron 1 ghz. Runs smoothly, TV/video/music playback only.
     

    Bosso

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    December 16, 2004
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    I'm running on a Athlon 750MHz.
    Mostly smooth, but with the latest release I've noticed some
    performance problems watching recorded tv.
    Usually a restart of MP solves the problem.

    I am a bit concerned about cpu usage when not using MP.
    0.1.2.0 eats 50% CPU just running the gui.

    might have to do with directX 9 support etc. but it still feels
    strange that it consumes so much cpu doing virtually nothing.
     

    Spragleknas

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  • December 21, 2005
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    Shuldent list GHz, but CPU type!

    Better of with a 2GHz AMD64 than a 3 GHz Celeron
     

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