[mythtv-users] PVR Hardware Build

moodyjunk at frontiernet.net moodyjunk at frontiernet.net
Wed Jun 25 14:00:39 UTC 2008

After scouring the forums, here is what I've settled on for my PVR  
build using MythDora and the key reasons I chose it.

* case - Silverstone LC17 (good cooling reputation, style, extremely quiet)
* motherboard - Intel DP35DPM (ATX, Northbridge Intel P35, Southbridge  
Intel ICH9R, Auido chipset SigmaTel STAC9271D, LAN Chipset Intel  
82566DC; Supports Core 2 Duo (et al), 8G max DDR2 800, 6 SATA 3Gb/s, 1  
IDE ATA100, Gigabit LAN, S/PDIF TOSLINK (optical) 5.1 audio, 1 PCIe  
x16, 3 PCIe x1 (all unused), 3 PCI
processor - Intel E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz Core 2 Duo)
* memory - Kingston KVR800D2K2/2GR (2x1G DDR2 800 - PC2 6400)
* graphics card - Zotac ZT-76SEH2P-HSL (PCIe x16, nVidia GeForce  
7600GS, fanless)
* PSU - Corsair HX620W (modular cabling, extremely quiet)
* tuner - pcHDTV HD-5500 (2xPCI, digital)
* tuner - PVR-500 (1xPCI, analog)
* hard drive - Samsung HD103UJ 1TB (7200 RPM SATA 3.0G/s, extremely quiet)
* DVD burner - Lite-On DH-20A4H-08 (IDE)
* Streamzap TV remote

Comments welcome before I start collecting parts. Did I miss  
something? Anything incompatable or known not to work with MythTV?  

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