[mythtv] Trading CPU for disk (capture using low cpu codec?)

Bruce Markey mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 10 Dec 2002 16:02:14 -0800

kevin thayer wrote:
> Has anyone experimented with the trade-offs between
> CPU usage and disk size?

Yes, but maybe not in the way you're thinking ;-)

Given 500MHz CPU/mobo, a 40GB disk and $150 I believe I'd
get much better quality and more recording time by buying
a ~2GHz CPU/mobo than I would by buying a 120GB disk.

Hope that helps,

--  bjm