[mythtv-users] Comments on backend replacement

Christopher X. Candreva chris at westnet.com
Thu Nov 1 16:17:45 UTC 2007

On Thu, 1 Nov 2007, Bill Omer wrote:

> little slower than they would if they were ran in series on my
> previous machine.  It would use more power though, thats obvious.  But
> with four gigs of ram and quad procs, I'm incline to believe it would
> be a benefit.  I'm just worried about io wait.
> But for $100, it's a hard deal to pass up.

We recently built a dual-core AMD x64 machine w/ dual 250gig disks for about 
$400, complete with Antec server case, from parts from NewEgg.

I would find the $100 ancient server with no IDE and unknown disks an easy 
deal to pass up.

Chris Candreva  -- chris at westnet.com -- (914) 948-3162
WestNet Internet Services of Westchester

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