100 MHz pentium: can that play avi-file movies?

Peter Schuller peter.schuller at infidyne.com
Sun Nov 30 21:00:40 PST 2003

> 100 MHz pentium with up-to-date FreeBSD-stable;
> would that allow me to play avi-file movies with mplayer
> or equivalent media player?
> Videocard is a Riva TNT2 with 16 Mb.

Depends on codec/resolution/bitrate. But if you wish to play MPEG-4 movies 
with DVD like resolution and bitrates in the 500-1500 range with, I would say 
no... mplayer is fast, but not that fast. At least I do not believe so. I 
could be wrong.

/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB

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