[mythtv-users] How slow of a computer for frontend with only vga

Jonathan Link jonathan.link at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 22:40:02 UTC 2004

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 14:34:34 -0500, Ryan Kremser <ryan.kremser at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, I'm looking to make a frontend to stream video over my network
> to a place without tv coax.  Right now i have a working myth box with
> a pvr-350 with the tv out and everything seems to be good.  How slow
> of a computer could i get away with for running this frontend and
> getting good video which won't be choppy.  Also I'm looking for
> suggestions on a video card for the same system. (pci only, no
> computers with AGP slots are avaliable)  Any thoughts would be great,
> I love mythtv, great software and now i don't know how i could get by
> without it.
I had a MBE/FE on a PII 400 with 512 MB RAM and two PVR-250's. 
Sometimes watching while both were recording was a bit choppy.


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