[mythtv-users] Is this a good system spec?

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 03:27:51 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 7:25 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 June 2008 18:08:00 Kevin Bailey wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 02:53:53PM -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
>> > I have to disagree here. I'm using a Sempron 3000+ (1.8GHz) without
>> > XvMC and it plays back 720p fine and only occasionally pauses doing
>> > 1080i. However, It's probably worth noting that I'm running x86_64
>> > which appears to make a significant difference...
>> 3400 here. Can record and watch at same time, no problem.
> This would be the first time I have read anything here indicating that running
> in 64-bit mode makes any difference with Myth.
> Might I ask you what the "significant difference" is, and how you measured it?
> beww

Well that's why I stated I wish I had time I had time to try an i386
install... I don't have any hard facts but I seem to be one of the few
to have HD working so well on such low end hardware, and I'm still
running Gnome. I'm tempted to try fluxbox to see if that helps much
with the overhead.


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