[mythtv-users] Best Cheap processor

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Thu Feb 15 20:39:06 UTC 2007

Mitchell Gore wrote:
> Hi,
> 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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