[mythtv-users] xbox recommendations

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Jan 23 15:49:53 UTC 2007

David Whyte wrote:
> On 1/23/07, ikke <ikke at iki.fi> wrote:
>> The noise does not go away even by changing the fan to a bigger one.
>> For some reason the plastic box just resonates so much. And the linux
>> on xbox I forgot after couple of trials. The box has way too little
>> memory to run X, it is too slow to boot and too hard to control with
>> remote for everyday use.
> Rubbish!  I put in a quieter fan in my Xbox and I can leave it on
> overnight in my bedroom.  Sure you can hear it, but I have an LG DVD
> Player with Amplifier, which is *much* noisier.

Has anyone tried putting a regular mATX board in an Xbox case? I have a 
dead Xbox that I might do that to, for purely aesthetic reasons. The 
boss doesn't want a PC in the bedroom, but an Xbox is ok...


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