[vdr] PCI GT610 vdpau card - 512 MB or 1GB memory ?

Goga777 goga777 at bk.ru
Sun Dec 8 19:09:06 CET 2013

how do you monitor video-memory consumption ? with nvidia-smi ?

> > is there any sense to buy PCI GT610 card with 1 GB memory for processing of 1080i/p HD video ? 
> > may be 512 MB will be enough ? 
> > 
> > I plan to use vdpau decoding of HD video + temporal spatial deinterlacing + upscaling of SD video.
> I'm seeing around 250M total memory use while decoding and deinterlacing 1080i to a single 1080 display.
> Composite extension completely disabled since all it does is cause tearing and eat memory like crazy. If
> all you need is video playback on that system then 512M is more than plenty.

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