How To Reduce/Eliminate Horizontal Tearing
realnc at arcor.de
Sun Dec 14 20:55:06 PST 2008
Ross Vandegrift wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 12:00:17AM +0200, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>> 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.
> mga does. Just watched a few hours of shows on an mga G-series and
> mplayer, tearing doesn't exist.
Oops, sorry, you're right. These days we tend to think that there's
only ATI, NVidia and a bit of Intel out there :) I also never had
tearing my old Matrox.
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