[mythtv-users] Sanity Check

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Wed Oct 27 20:15:44 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 27 October 2004 12:58, Jeff Thompson wrote:
> Hi all, I am planning on building my first mythtv box. I have reviewed
> many of the configs discussed on the mythtv-users mailing list, however,
> I'd like to solicit comments on my planned config before actually
> ordering the hardware.
> Here is my planned config for a frontend/backend configuration:
> OS: Fedora Core 2
> Mythtv: 0.16
> Case: Cooler Master ATC-620C-BX1
> PSU: ZALMAN Noise-free 300W(PFC) ATX (version 2.03) model ZM300B-APS
> Mother Board: Chaintech 7NIF2
> CPU: AMD Barton XP 2800+ OEM
> Cooler: ZALMAN CNPS6000-Cu Pure Copper CPU Cooler for Socket A/370 retail
> Memory: Pqi TURBO Series Dual Channel 184-pin 512MB (2x256MB)
> Disk: Seagate 7200rpm Ultra ATA/100 200GB (for mythtv and older 40GB
> drive for Fedora Core 2)
> Tuner: Hauppauge PVR 350
> Remote: the one that comes with the PVR 350
> I plan on adding a PVR 250 to the config for dual recording, but for
> now, that's enough money for something that I might not even get
> working!!! :)
> This is the first h/w system I've ever built, so I'm worried that I
> won't be able to squeeze everything into the ATC-620 depending on the
> layout and size of components, etc.
> Any comments, positive or negative are appreciated.

At present, I have a very similar system, everything fits no problem:


Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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