[mythtv-users] 933 PIII with i815e chipset as frontend?

Tom Marshall tommy at home.tig-grr.com
Mon Mar 22 22:49:45 EST 2004

On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 03:29:56PM -0800, Mike Myers wrote:
> Hi...  I realize it's underpowered, but I thought I should ask about the
> feasibility of using a 933 Mhz PIII coppermine cpu with an intel 815e
> motherboard with onboard video as a frontend to Myth.  These are available in
> several small form factor systems at low cost, and I thought I read somwhere
> that that there is XvMC acceleration with the Intel integrated graphics, so I
> didn't know if it made that configuration feasible as a frontend.

I use a Celeron 466 with i810 chipset and a PVR-250 as a combined
frontend/backend.  Works pretty well but buffers a bit sometimes.

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely
rearranging their prejudices.
        -- William James
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