[mythtv-users] Building a myth box, wanna look over my components?
llcooljeff at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 20:58:59 UTC 2004
I bought a PVR-350 off buy.com for $170, and as a reward for my
purchase, they gave me a 6% off coupon for my next purchase. So if you
want to use it, let me know, that ought to shave off a few bucks
On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 19:17:01 -0600, Derek Gathright <drgath at gmail.com> wrote:
> Case: Cooler Master Cavalier 2 Black ATX Desktop Case With Analog Dial
> & 300W Power Supply,
> Motherboard: ASUS "A7N8X-E Deluxe" nForce2 Ultra 400
> (Soundstorm right?)
> Video: Rosewill nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Video Card
> Processor: AMD Mobile Athlon XP 2600+
> Ram: 1x512 Mushkin basic green 2700
> Tuner: PVR250MCE (Where should I buy this from? Newegg and ZZF are
> out. And isn't there problems with some newer retail versions?).
> Thinking about a PVR500MCE. How's the support under myth? (I'll
> probably go look this up myself)
> Hard Drive - ~200-250 gb (I find one on rebate)
> Total = ~$600
> Not a complete Myth noob. Got an HD3000 box working last month, but
> the NTSC sucked so bad I ditched that idea until I research what ATSC
> signals I can get either OTA or unencrypted cable. So anyways... for
> a remote, I'll use either a Remote Wonder I or II that I have lying
> Anyone have any reccomendations on hardware? A64 processors are
> almost so cheap right now I might go with one of those, throw a 2800+
> in there and it would add on about $30, but I'd lose Soundstorm, but
> then again... I'd gain 64 support for future use.
> Any tips would be helpful. Thanks.
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