[mythtv-users] Migrating Myth to a new machine

Darren Black lists.drdaz at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 17:06:42 UTC 2008

We're also talking about a *massive* increase in power usage compared to the
VIA setup.

If the hardware is already in his possession that's one thing, but if this
is a new investment there has to be money and, more importantly, energy to
save in a more conservative chip.

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 5:49 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:

> >> Also, not that it's any of my business of course, but isn't that CPU
> >> overkill for a backend-only system? It's the frontend duties that
> >> require horsepower...
> >
> > True, unless you want to run commflagging and transcode jobs quickly.
> >
> Also we are talking about a $60 US chip here.
> John
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