18-Apr-11 // Get Superior DIVX Playback with Club 3D

Club 3D Radeon HD 6800 and HD 6900 Series

Get the best possible playback of your DivX movies with DivX Accelerated™ products from AMD. With DivX software installed and the DivX Accelerated solution on AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 and HD 6900 series products, you can enjoy an improved DivX video playback experience by lowering CPU load, reducing noise on home theater PCs and improving overall computer operation.

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In 2011, this technology will also be enabled in DivX Plus Player and DivX Plus Web Player.

To take advantage of this enhanced video playback experience, please follow these instructions:

A. Software Installation

1. Make sure you have the supported hardware and most up-to-date driver package from AMD
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx 
2. Download and install the following decoder filter:
http://download.divx.com/divxlabs/DivXCodecBetaInstaller.exe
3. Download and install Media Player Classic (MPC) Home Cinema:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/mpc-hc/files/MPC%20HomeCinema%20-%20Win32/MPC-HC%20v1.4.2499.0_32%20bits/MPC-HomeCinema.1.4.2499.0.x86.exe/download
4. Download and install the June 2010 DirectX runtime:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=3b170b25-abab-4bc3-ae91-50ceb6d8fa8d
 5. Configure Media Player Classic (MPC) Home Cinema:
a. Launch MPC
b. Select: View>Options..
c. Navigate to: External Filters
d. Click: Add Filter..
e. Select: DivX Decoder Filter
f. Click: OK
g. Select: Prefer
h. Click: OK

B. CPU Performance without HW Acceleration

1. Launch the DivX Control Panel: Start -> All Programs -> DivX Plus -> Codec Settings
2. Navigate to the Advanced tab.
3. Scroll to the ASP section.
4. Select: Use DXVA hardware accelerated playback when available.
5. Re-launch Media Player Classic and play a video. Note the CPU usage change.

Compare the CPU performance between B and C; you should notice a significant difference depending on your CPU. The less powerful your CPU is, the more drastic the performance difference. 

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