How To Reduce/Eliminate Horizontal Tearing

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at
Thu Dec 11 14:00:17 PST 2008

Markus Strobl wrote:
> That's not my experience. I've tested most of the possible combinations: 
> Intel, ATI+fglrx,
> ATI+Radeon and closed-source NVidia. Only Intel has the tearing issue. 
> All the others play
> video, including HD-Video, perfectly.  BTW, my MediaPC has a cheap dual 
> core Intel Core 2 @1.8 GHz
> and a $30 NVidia graphics card. It has no problems playing H.264 720p. 
> The above is using XV, I don't use
> the OpenGL overlay as it had some issues.

ATI does not.  Only NVidia plays without tearing with Xv.

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