[mythtv-users] Decent starter combined FE/BE barebones system for $99 AR?

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 15:59:14 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 24 January 2006 10:13, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> Just thought I'd pass this along, TigerDirect is offering the following
> barebones special for $189.99 - $90 MIR (good thru 1/31/2006)
> http://www.roosster.com/rstr/l/1237537/
> - Premium ATX mid-tower case w/400-watt PS
> - Biostar M7NCG 400 (nForce 2 IGP/MCP, Socket A, micro-ATX) (TV-out
> requires optional bracket)
> - AMD Sempron 3300+
> - Ultra Socket A/370 Copper Core CPU fan
> Just add memory, a hard drive & tuner card(s)!
> (Note this is the :"M7NCG 400", not the "M7NCG".  Difference?
> Southbridge chipset, MCP (no firewire) vs. MCP-T (with firewire).
> Also, the "400" has the TV-out header, original M7NCG doesn't.
> Obviously not an HTPC case, and who knows what kind of crap power supply
> is in it... oh, and I wouldn't be surprised if the TV-out bracket is
> nearly impossible to find... but might make a good starter system...
> anybody have any experience with using this mobo for Myth?
> DISCLAIMER: I do not work for TigerDirect, and I cannot vouch for the
> ease/reliability of their rebates.  Buyer beware!
> -JAC

TigerDirect rebates are the worst, don't expect to ever see the money.


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