mplayer, amd64, and CPU flags

Damian Gerow dgerow at
Mon May 23 11:01:40 PDT 2005

Thus spake Pav Lucistnik <pav at>:
>> FWIW, by manually enabling the various flags, I see DVD decryption jump up
>> at least five frames per second, from anywhere between seven and ten to at
>> least fifteen.  That's a 50% speed increase.
> I haven't noticed any speedup on DVD playback from these flags.

Note that I said 'decryption' and not 'playback'.  Frankly, I don't want my
playback to speed up at all: I like watching my movies at normal speed.


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