[Intel-gfx] G45 user experience
goga777 at bk.ru
Thu Nov 13 11:08:38 PST 2008
> Just put an Intel dg45-ID board into my HTPC, replacing a
> G35 and have the following to report, not sure if these are
> known issues. Using driver 2.5.0 on Linux 2.6.28-rc3-git3
> ALSA GIT snapshot.
> When I connect the HDMI on the mainboard directly to my
> Insignia TV, X seems to do the right thing. Comes up in
> 1200x720. However, when connecting to my Yamaha RX-V1800
> receiver which in-turn connects to the TV, Resolution is
> 720X480. It does however show a picture which is better
> than I could get with the G35 through the AMP. Adding a
> custom ModeLine does seem to fix this though.
> The other issue is sound output but only under X. When I
> am at the console, I can play audio through the HDMI port
> under ALSA using subdevice 3. 2-channel PCM and AC3 hapily
> stream to the receiver. However, once X is started, sound
> through the HDMI stops. Not sure whether that's an Intel
> GFX issue or one with ALSA, probably both.
and what about the quality of pictures for 1080i/1080p video from your dg45-ID ? is it good ? excellent ? terrible ?
what about cpu load during of playback this content ?
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