[mythtv-users] Minimum CPU / Video specs for HDTV Frontend?

Dylan Semler dylan.semler at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 13:31:03 UTC 2006

On 9/22/06, Tino Keitel <tino.keitel at gmx.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 03:31:46 -0500, jack snodgrass wrote:
> > Anyone know the minimum CPU / Video specs for a HDTV Frontend box?
> > I just installed a fresh copy of a linux desk top on one of those
> > mini-itx, fanless, 600mhz CPU boards and tried to play a HDTV mpg
> > file and it sent the CPU to 100% and brought the machine to it's
> > knees..... so a 600mhz mini-itx system is out.... I am looking
> > for something for the living room to run diskless ( and hopefully
> > fanless )

I have smooth playback on my laptop with a 1.6 GHz centrino, which may
or may not be a Pentium M.

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