[mythtv-users] looking for a motherboard...
mark at knm.org
Fri Apr 14 22:50:37 UTC 2006
> I am looking for a motherboard (for a dedicated back end rebuild) and
> would love some help. I am hoping to us a dual core Pentium D but I need
> some extras.
Ack!!!! Intel is a horrible idea. I have an AMD x2 3800 and it is great.
I had a Prescott and it was a nightmare. If you are not doing hi def then
you'll be OK, but otherwise go AMD.
> *four SATA2 ports (with raid if possible)
> *two serial ports (two Sat receivers)
> *and as many pci ports as possible for capture cards.
> *if it had on board video and network that would also be great.
Wow, it is tough to find serial ports these days! I have an AMD
A8N-VM. There is also an A8N-SLI which is larger. But they only
have a printer port.
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