[mythtv-users] Is 4GB RAM overkill for mythtv?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 22:23:46 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 5:18 PM, Josh White <jaw1959 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I guess it depends on the CPU.  A Pentium 2 with 1 GB of ram will likely be
> CPU bound, but a C2D Extreem overclocked to 4.3 ghz will likely be i/o bound
> with the 1 GB of ram. Same goes with running on a dual 4 core Xeon system
> with 1 gb of ram.
My 2.6GHz Opterons are IO bound (on most mpeg2 operations) with 4GB of memory...


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