I did some tests with the latest MSDK Release 2015R3 for Linux on a Intel NUC D34010. More precisely i used the MSDK samples to decode and display a h264 stream ("Tears of Steel" at a resoultion of 3840x1714 pixels and 24 frames per second - https://mango.blender.org/). The system is set up as described in the Getting Started Guide, i.e. CentOS7 with a patched Kernel is running.
To decode and render the video, i used this command: