[mythtv-users] A reminder
Jay R. Ashworth
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Thu Sep 13 21:50:11 UTC 2007
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On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 02:41:44PM -0700, Steve Peters - Priority Electronics wrote:
> From: Steve Peters - Priority Electronics <steve at priorityelectronics.com>
> To: 'Discussion about mythtv' <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 14:41:44 -0700
> X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook, Build 10.0.6822
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] My first MythTv box,
> first linux box and first build
> On 9/12/07, Chuck Rudolph <rudolph4404 at comcast.net> wrote:
> I'm tired of VHS tapes and multiple VCRs so I've decided to build a MythTV
> This will be my first Linux machine and my first build.
> I'm looking for recommendations to the following. Over built? Under built?
> Too noisy?
> I wanted some room for expansion - more disk and capture cards.
> I'd also like it quite. It'll be in the entertainment cabinet with the TV.
> The TV is not digital and wont be for a few years yet.
> I have 3 different inputs:
> * analog cable
> * cable converter box for scrambled channels - Motorola DCT2224/1662/ACDEG
> + It has a 9 pin Female D connector labeled data
> + It has what looks like a phono plug labeled IR
> * and the afore mentioned VCR - I'd like to get rid of some of those
> Here's my current http://newegg.com shopping list...
> SILVERSTONE SST-LC17-B Black Aluminum front panel, 0.8 mm SECC body ATX
> Media Center / HTPC Desktop Computer Case - Retail
> Model #: SST-LC17-B
> Item #: N82E16811163055
> I would suggest going with a mATX case. especially if you are puting it in
> your living room. mATX cases are the size of stereo recievers so the
> 'blend' better than a full ATX case.
> $139.99 -$20.00 Instant $119.99
> ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard -
> Model #: M2N-SLI Deluxe
> Item #: N82E16813131013
> $139.99 $139.99
> Again...go to mATX. I would suggest the Asus M2NPV-VM it a great board.
> It has onboard nvidia 6150 graphics card. Comes with a TV bracket so output
> too S-video, composite, or Component HDTV (480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i). all of
> that is configureable in linux. Plus its only $89.99
> Hauppauge WinTV-PVR 500 MCE White box PCI Interface Personal Video
> Recorder - Retail
> Model #: 1081
> Item #: N82E16815116628
> $139.99 $139.99
> I picked up a Hauppauge WinTV GO-Plus cheap from my local CompUSA when it
> was going out of business. Don't know if the card will work with Linux or
> not yet, but I figured I could make use of the IR Blaster and remote that
> came with it.
> I'd like to add another PVR 500 in the not too distant future.
> good choice
> XCLIO STABLEPOWER 500W ATX 500W Power Supply - Retail
> Model #: STABLEPOWER 500W
> Item #: N82E16817189014
> $69.99 $69.99 - Tried a couple of the online PSU calculators which told me
> I need something at least 440W.
> may be overkill but with all your HDD wont hurt.
> AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ Windsor 2.8GHz Socket AM2 Processor Model
> ADA5600CZBOX - Retail
> Model #: ADA5600CZBOX
> Item #: N82E16819103771
> $149.50 $149.50
> good choice. this will give you some great HDTV when you deside to
> upgrade. Does this support AMD Cool-n-quiet? Thats a nice feature may
> want to look into it.
> Kingston ValueRAM 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
> Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model KVR800D2N5K2/2G - OEM
> Model #: KVR800D2N5K2/2G
> Item #: N82E16820134117
> overkill in IMHO. I run 512mb RAM in my FE/BE. I have 1 pvr, 2 OTA
> (HDHomeRun), and firewire HD have never had an issue while all are recording
> and I am playing HD. Thats with a P4 3.4ghz too. (with XvMC)
> Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard
> Drive - OEM
> Model #: ST3500630AS
> Item #: N82E16822148136
> $119.99 x3 $359.97 - Thinking of software raid 5 with LVM.
> Tiger direct has your Seagate 500GB SATA 2 drive brand new for $99.99,
> that'll save you $60 on your build
> 1. mailto:rudolph4404 at comcast.net
> 2. http://newegg.com/
> 3. http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16811163055
> 4. http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16813131013
> 5. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131014
> 6. http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16815116628
> 7. http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16817189014
> 8. http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16819103771
> 9. http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16820134117
> 10. http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16822148136
> 11. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=3206259&sku=TSD-500AS4&CMP=EMC-TIGEREMAIL&SRCCODE=WEM1454C
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