[mythtv-users] MythTV as a Gift (Hardware Recommendations)

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Jan 11 00:06:06 UTC 2008

Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> Michael Nguyen wrote:
>> Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>>> Henrik Beckman wrote:
>>>> The Antec fusion is a good silent case, it has 120mm fans and the PSU 
>>>> is quite silent.
>>>> Drawbacks of the fusion is that itīs mATX only.
>>> Good point - limited PCI slots. The Silverstone (not silverstream like I 
>>> wrote earlier :( ) LC17 or LC20 is a full size ATX case.
>> Limited slots is ok.  I figure I need one PCI slot and that's for the
>> TV tuner card.
> Heh - one tuner only? you'll want to upgrade that fairly rapidly :)

Agreed, though the 500 would give him two SD tuners.

An HDHR would give him two ATSC/QAM tuners with no slot requirement.

A Plextor ConvertX would yield an SD tuner also with no slot required.


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