[mythtv-users] Dual Core or Dual CPU??

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Aug 4 17:09:53 UTC 2007

On Saturday 04 August 2007 10:42, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> > I think just about any reasonably modern machine will do fine for you. A
> > backend really doesn't have much of a CPU requirement in normal DVR
> > operation, disk I/O being more important. CPU is required for commercial
> > flagging, transcoding and DVD creation
> and playback
> > , but all those procesess
> except playback
> >  can be niced

Since he stated it was to be a backend only I didn't think that playback was 
an issue.

It is of course a major factor for frontends, especially HD without XvMC 


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