[mythtv-users] What hardware do I need to be able to dual record using Comcast cable?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Oct 16 15:30:25 UTC 2008

On Oct 16, 2008, at 8:16 AM, Brian Wood wrote:

> I suspect that going to 64-bits will not help all that much, at least
> that was the consensus a year ago or so. It might help eventually,  
> when
> more things are optimized for 64-bits.

I've run both and never noticed any difference.

> I'm also not sure if dual-core vs. faster single-core is the better  
> way
> to go. As with 64-bits, as time goes on more and more things will be
> better able to take advantage of multi-thread.

dual-core is better because you can offload transcode, commercial  
flagging to your other core. Also, you can split up CPU required by X  
and frontend onto their own cores if necessary.

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