[geeks] Athlon 64 X2 3800+
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu Jun 21 16:47:16 CDT 2007
On Thu, 21 Jun 2007, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Well, a few days ago, I decided to splurge and bought myself a Blu-Ray
> burner. I am pleased to report that using only the software decoder,
> my box can decode a Blu-Ray movie in 1080p using only just under 1/2
> of one processor core! I am tremendously pleased.
Hm. Half of a 2.0GHz 64-bit processor just to watch a movie.
Yeah, that's something, alright.
Jonathan Patschke ) "When they turn the pages of history, when these
Elgin, TX ( days have passed long ago, will they read of us
USA ) with sadness for the seeds that we let grow?
- ( --Neil Peart, "A Farewell to Kings"
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