« on: April 17, 2010, 09:25:41 AM »
Using DxVA2 on Windows Vista and 7 and VAAPI on Linux, the decoding stage of VLC framework can now be done by the GPU.
If you have a compatible GPU, especially an nVidia, it should go way faster. VLC should consume less than 10% of your CPU and your CPU shouldn’t be at full speed anymore.
It even works on Ion/Atom machines! This is cool for HTPC.
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