[mythtv-users] Dual tuner mini-itx system

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 04:32:58 UTC 2006

On 9/23/06, Owen Berry <owen.berry at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm wanting to build a dual tuner mini-itx mythtv system. It'll be
> both backend and frontend. Below are the basics of what I'm thinking -
> this is my first myth system - anyone care to share their wisdom.
> Via Epia M10000 C3 Nehemia
> 512 MB DDR RAM
> Hauppage PVR-500
> I don't need high def - standard will be just fine for now. Does this
> sound reasonable? I need to be able to record two things at once, or
> watch 1 "live" while recording another. Feasible with this lower power
> CPU? I'm hoping the onboard decoder on the motherboard combined with
> the encoders on the Hauppage would be able to carry most of the load.
> Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. TIA!
> Owen
> _______________________________________________

Yeah should be fine, be sure you get a case/PSU with enough watts to
carry that.  I had a system (I believe with one of the 90w PSU's) that
would occasionally have a hard time cold booting the card everytime.
A couple of resets were necessary when it failed to cold boot the



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