[mythtv-users] Overwhelmed

Glen Dragon gad at jetcom.org
Thu Jun 30 13:16:01 UTC 2005

>> What does the myth TV box need to contain to do
>> 720 P and 1080i?  Do I need a DVD player or is that
>> covered by MythTV?  How does mythtv hook in?
> You need a decent processor (2ghz will give you some
> room to grow) and a DVD drive.  MythTV hooks
> in to the TV with a good video card.  I like the
> nvidia 5200/5700 fanless card.  It does the job
> pretty good.

You will need a 3 ghz class proc to process HDTV in software.  Since 
the hardware decoding is spotty, you will want a processor that will 
allow you to use this option

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