<CT> Re: Are MPEGs "bad" for Win3.1?

  • From: "andru sprott" <andru@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 18:46:14 -0000

> andru sprott wrote:

> > what you wan't is a mpeg decoder card. what mpegs are you playin? 1 or
>2. mpeg1 decoders are cheap, but probably not many are made these days
> > cos pentiums are fast enough to do the decodin in software.

> The buttkissing box of the video card (ATI) I am using now made the
> following two claims:

> 1. the card came with 'doze 9.11 drivers. ABSOLUTLY FALSE

> 2. the card supported hardware video acceleration.    NOT WITH THE

if your ati card is a rage 128 chipset, it has semi-built in mpeg 2 decodin
hardware, but you needs the dvd player that ati sell seperately for about
8 quid.


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