[Ffmpeg-devel] int vs. float: Hard Numbers
Sat May 21 00:51:33 CEST 2005
Diego Biurrun wrote:
> For multimedia? Not really. Many codecs do not work since you cannot
> load binary DLLs and a few others have horrible performance like AC3. I
> cannot watch DVDs on my 1.5GHz G4 since liba52 takes around 90% CPU...
Ouch... though to be fair, none of these complaints fault the PPC
specifically. The AC-3, well, it sounds like something was implemented
For a fascinating comparison of x86 vs. PPC for multimedia purposes,
check out some articles from a few months ago about porting Doom III to
PPC. Performance problems abounded on the PPC.
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