[mythtv-users] HD thin client?

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Jan 30 22:08:37 UTC 2008

> On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 03:40:48PM -0600, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
>>    Well, a backend usually isn't on par with a $600 mini. A backend
>> tends
>> to be more like a $2700 Mac Pro.

You misunderstand me my rather silly and overly enthusiastic compatriot.

> My combined fe/be is an Athlon XP-3500+, single core, 1GB RAM,
> PVR-500 SD tuners and HDHomeRun HD tuners, with 1.3TB of disk
> space and a DVD burner. Total cost about $1100. It does SD and
> HD just fine.

...at about 1/5th the base price.

> If you would care to send me a free Mac Pro as part of your program
> to ensure that everyone meets your vision of hardware
> studliness, I'll send you my address.


My kludge clone has 3.25TB in it.

I don't even know what my stuff would take up if it wasn't compressed.

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