[mythtv-users] Hardware for HD Playback

Calvin Harrigan charrig_mythtv at bellsouth.net
Thu Aug 23 19:27:53 UTC 2007

Daniel Agar wrote:
>> With the change from Zap2it to SD probably requiring an upgrade I'm
>> thinking of upgrading my hardware as well to support HD recording and
>> play back.  I'm looking for some recommendations  as to MB, CPU, Memory
>> and Video Card.  I will eventually have 1 master backend/frontend and 2+
>> frontends.  I've looked at the hardware databases on the web but none
>> really address the HD issue clearly.  My current systems are a couple of
>> atholon 2300+ w/ nVidia gforce cards  and a HD Home run .  my playback
>> was very choppy.
> Asus M2NPV-VM
> X2 3800+
> 2 x 512MB DDR2
> Thats all you need for an HD frontend/backend. Mobo has Nvidia 6150
> onboard with tv out (svideo, composite) and dvi onboard. Also has onboard
> gigabit lan and audio.
> Daniel
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I can second this configuration,  it connects to a sony lcd rptv via
dvi->hdmi.  Everything works great.
Does HD and everything else without a glitch.

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