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SpiderSprog

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« on: June 14, 2011, 11:46:08 pm »
Hi

Was looking at improving my onboard GPU (to play 720p media smoothly) on my B202 Media director and stumbled upon this

http://www.gmabooster.com/download_linux.htm

Does anybody have any experience with it?

Would it be possible to run it on a MD?

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Re: GMABooster
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2011, 11:54:06 pm »
Hi

Was looking at improving my onboard GPU (to play 720p media smoothly) on my B202 Media director and stumbled upon this

http://www.gmabooster.com/download_linux.htm

Does anybody have any experience with it?

Would it be possible to run it on a MD?

Hmm... not tried it. But since it merely overclocks the GPU I would guess that it will be possible to run it. Try it and let us know!

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Re: GMABooster
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011, 11:59:24 pm »
it lists "IntelĀ® 2008Q4 graphics package" as a Prerequisite

How does that equate to the intel drivers currently used under linuxMCE 1004?

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Re: GMABooster
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2011, 05:26:27 pm »
Well I tried this out and it runs fine, activated with a single command so it would be easy to add to a startup script.

However it doesn't make enough of an improvement to play 720p video smoothly.

 
Looks like I'm buying a Broadcom Crystal HD

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Re: GMABooster
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2011, 07:01:50 pm »
You will need to add support for the Broadcom CrystalHD in order for it  to work properly.

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