[mythtv-users] Inexpensive, preassembled, VDPAU-friendly frontends

Paul Bender pebender at san.rr.com
Sun Nov 30 15:37:05 UTC 2008

Michael Lynch wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 6:49 AM, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 12:44 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> This is my ~$200 wishlist in hopes of a few newegg gift cards for Christmas:
>>>> Case and psu - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811154084
>>>> Combo mobo/cpu (Atom 330 with pci slot) -
>>>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813121359
>>>> GeForce 8400 (fanless) -
>>>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814187041
>>>> Memory (2gb) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820134192
>>> You do realize that the slot on the motherboard is pci and not pci-e?
>> So is the video card, isn't it?
> Ya know, after I woke up this morning, I went over everything again
> and it should all go together.  Motherboard has 1 PCI slot and the
> card linked above is PCI (GeForce 8400 GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI HDCP
> Ready).
> If I'm reading that wrong, someone please feel free to correct me, as
> it's been ages since I actually had to deal with hardware...
> Also, I've left out the HDD on my list because I had a spare drive if
> I needed it, and actually I wanted to try net booting it :)

You might consider getting a video card with more memory: 

Also, the motherboard does not appear to have digital audio output, 
which is something I would want on a frontend.

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