[mythtv-users] Mythtv on PS3
seven at seven.dorksville.net
Fri Jun 13 02:09:51 UTC 2008
> Really. Why not just use 4 refrigerators for a frontend and save some
> power... ;)
> Though I do have a problem with the presentation of the info in that
> article. How many people actually leave their PS3's powered on all the
> time? ("Sony Playstation 3 will cost $250 a year even if it is not in
> use and only turned on.") Sure, you may want to leave a MythTV frontend
> on all the time (so PS3 would /not/ be a good choice for it--using about
> twice as much electricity as a PC), but the article wasn't considering
> such usage.
> I don't have a PS3, but I do have an XBox 360 and when plugged in and
> turned off, my Kill-A-Watt shows it drawing 1W. I actually unplug it
> when I'm not actually using it, but--obviously--not for the purpose of
> saving electricity. And, according to
> , the XBox 360 uses 0.4kWh/week when off and the PS3 only uses
> 0.3kWh/week, so the whole "Gaming Consoles Are Bad For the Environment"
> argument falls flat on its face if one concedes that most people don't
> leave them turned on all the time. (At least with the XBox 360, I'm
> pretty sure no one does, as I don't think the 360 is stable enough to
> run more than a few hours without a reboot. ;)
A little off topic but still along the same lines...
Hows the UPNP capabilities of the Xbox360 from Myth?
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