[mythtv-users] Low Power Frontends (in anticipation of nvidia's new API)

Andrew Barbaccia andrew at monolithmc.com
Wed Dec 17 16:52:49 UTC 2008

There's even the JETWAY NC62K-LF with the 8200 iif you're stuck on
mini-itx, which goes for about $150 here in japan.

> I was looking for a thread to latch on to to say SUCCESS!  I got my
> Atom 330 board coupled with the 512MB Sparkle Fanless 8400GS PCI card
> to play videos with VDPAU!  See specs here:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/VDPAU#User_results
> I have a bit more customization to do, but the goal will be to have a
> solid state (sdhc card) with the OS, and all mythtv content will be
> stored on the backend.
> So far I am extremely impressed with the difference that VDPAU made.
> My sample videos (hdhr recordings) wouldn't even play (100% CPU used,
> locked up mplayer).  However with VDPAU and myth trunk svn r19298 with
> vdpau enabled, worked like a champ, using only 10-20% of the CPU.
> This is very promising.  I can't wait for 0.22!
> - AZ
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The jetway case mentioned earlier is complete garbage. I wouldn't suggest it
to anyone.
How is the responsiveness of the Atom within Myth for menus, channel guide,
browsing channels, etc?

Andrew Barbaccia
MonolithMC, Inc.
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