[mythtv-users] Advice - Upgrade Backend/Frontend combo or new dedicated frontend

Kisner, Thomas tkisner at necunified.com
Tue Sep 11 18:31:06 UTC 2007

>I'm guessing that the reason you're having trouble playing HD is more
>related to the fact that it's a combination front/back than anything.

It's the first thing I tried before I was doing any recording or
commflagging.  But I didn't check to see who much the backend processes
were eating the CPU.  The guy who does MiniMyth (which is obviously
always a dedicated frontend) states that you can display perfect HD
without XvMC with an Athlon 64 3200+, so I wasn't -sure- if I was
under-powered with a 3000+.  With your results I guess not.

I just don't know what the approximate threshold is for a
Frontend/Backend combo or if HD will work good with wireless to a new

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