[mythtv-users] Jetway JNC62K
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Mon Jun 23 17:53:22 UTC 2008
Mitch Gore wrote:
> Anyone ever used one of these?
> Looks like a great Front end board or HDHomerun Backend
> Nvidia 8 8200 Chipset/Graphics
> 4 Sata ports
> 2 serial port (IR)
> 2 ethernet ports (HD Homerun)
> Athlon 64 X2
> DVI+VGA (Says it does SPDIF over HDMI, not sure if you could get that t
> all on a mini-itx board!
> Reviews looks positive but couldnt find any linux reviews.
The current issue of c't magazine (German) has a less than favourable
review on that board. The chipset fan is apparently rather noisy, and
there are stability problems with 3D and MPEG acceleration. Linux does
run, they don't specifically mention stability of the graphics chip on
Linux, however. Furthermore, although it's an AM2+ board, you can't run
it with any of the currently available Phenom chips, as it's only
specified for up to 65W.
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