[mythtv-users] About Assembling a MythTV Box
bob at smalltime.com
Tue Aug 3 13:33:35 EDT 2004
> - Do I need a CPU fan for the CPU in the pundit?
Yes/No. Yes, you need a fan, but no, you don't need to buy one. The
Pundit comes with a custom fan assembly and a shroud to direct air out
of the case, so you can't use the standard fan that comes with a retail
> - Is Celeron 2.0GHz good enough or should I prefer Pentiums?
It's plenty. The smaller L1 cache of the Celeron means that commercial
flagging will take a little longer than if you had a P4, but I've found
that it's not that big a deal.
> - Any other hardware I need to get for this? I believe a simple
> remote comes with the Hauppauge.
Yes, you should get a remote if you order a retail Hauppauge.
Don't forget audio cables to go from the sound card to your TV/stereo.
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