[mythtv-users] New to building computers and MythTV

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Mar 21 20:21:29 UTC 2007

>> I like the idea of having a separate backend box, but I'm concerned
>> about
>> the increase in cost.  I've never used MythTV, so maybe I should just
>> have
>> it all on one system (in case for some reason I don't like it, which I
>> doubt), and then, if it's too loud or I need more space, I could expand
>> to
>> have a backend too?
> I believe for you (or anyone new to myth) this is the best option. As
> for expansion you can always add a frontend or backend to myth so that
> is not a problem.

    Also keep in mind that these are pretty standard PC's that we're
talking about here. If it doesn't work out in it's intended purpose
than it won't be a total doorstop.

    You might want to build the system with that in mind.


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