[mythtv-users] Best Cheap processor
yan at seiner.com
Thu Feb 15 20:39:06 UTC 2007
Mitchell Gore wrote:
> I want to build a cheap SD Myth box. What would you suggest the best
> processor would be?
> AMD Sempron (cheapest)
> Intel Celeron?
> Also what speeds would you recommend?
> A Sempron 64 2800+ 1.6Ghz starts at $27.99! Would that work? I plan
> on using a S-video out on a Nvidia card (hopefully without XvMC) and a
> PVR-150 card.
I can successfully play SD on an Intel PII-733 with a Matrox G200 card.
It doesn't take much.
I'd say save on the CPU and stuff, and put your money into a really
quiet CPU cooler and PS.
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