[mythtv-users] Proposed new Myth frontend/backend

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Tue Dec 15 20:14:54 UTC 2009

On 12/15/2009 01:53 PM, Ronald Frazier wrote:
>> I will probably start buying this system piece by piece over the coming weeks.
> If at all possible, I would suggest not buying it piece by piece. For
> the most part, you won't be able to do anything with any of those
> parts until you've bought them all. If you buy them piece by piece,
> the earlier pieces will be sitting there doing nothing but eating up
> part of their return period. I'd try saving up money until you can buy
> them all in one shot. That will make exchanges easier. In addition, it
> will save you on shipping cost, plus the cost of most parts just seem
> to come down in price, so you may get a better deal by waiting (but if
> there are any parts that currently have a decent rebate, that may be
> an exception)

I also try to buy the MB, CPU, RAM, and PCI devices from a single 
source, and pay the few extra dollars to have them tested as a unit. 
The one time I did not do that, there was a lot of returning.

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