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  Reply # 495351 19-Jul-2011 16:45
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ATI card with the lockups at all?


No. Nvidia GeForce GTS450.

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  Reply # 495357 19-Jul-2011 17:14
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I use GBPVR and I haven't updated it in ages. The PC is a modest Sempron 3000 running XP but it does have a card that supports hardware acceleration.

But I never actually use GBPVR to play content. I use a Popcorn Hour which plays content from the PC's hard drive. That way I get over all the hassles with codecs, acceleration etc. I schedule recordings using a browser accessing the GBPVR web server.

It all works well for me an I can record both FreeviewHD using a DVB-T card or TCL cable using a PVR250 card and a USB-UIRT to send channel change commands to the STB.




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast

 


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  Reply # 497104 23-Jul-2011 14:33
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I use Mediaportal 1.02 for PVR and music. Works really well in conjunction with the EPGCollector for TVGuide. Music is quite immersive mixed to 5.1.

XBMC looks like a nice media center, but has no PVR capability.

Windows MC wasn't a PVR option for my Vista system.




HTPC: Antec Fusion 430, Gigabyte GA-MA78GPM-UD2H F7, AMD X2 4850e, Sapphire 4670 1GB, Corsair 4x1Gb,  Adata 128Gb SSD, WD10EARS Green, LG GGC-H20L Blu-ray, Hauppauge NOVA TD-500, Logitech z-5500, Logitech Harmony 525, Samsung LA40B530 1080p, Vista Premium-32 SP2, Catalyst 10.12(Facelift preview), Mediaportal 1.2.3+OneButtonMusic, AC3Filter, Cyberlink Powercinema 6 codec, BLU-RAY: Samsung BD-F7500

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