[Matroska-general] To Whom It May Concern

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Wed Sep 28 19:13:04 CEST 2005


What kind of file is it ? (video codec)
H264 or RV9/10 need a lot of CPU to decode. Although they work fine with 
my Athlon XP-2400+

Ross M. Sholder wrote:
> I have a HP Pavilion notebook running Windows XP SP2.  It is a 1.86GHz 
> AMD with 448MB of RAM.
>  
> That being said, whenever I try to watch a .MKV file, the processor/fan 
> go into overdrive to play the file.  I'm afraid of overheating my poor 
> notebook just trying to watch a movie file.  Why is this happening and 
> is there anything I can do so my processor doesn't overload?
>  
> Thanks.



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