[mythtv-users] Should I Upgrade Frontend from AMD 3200+ to AMD X2 3800+ (DualCore) ?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 15:00:29 UTC 2009

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Jacob Steenhagen <jacob at steenhagen.us> wrote:
> Allen Edwards wrote:
>> There is a power supply calculator on the ASUS site that will answer
>> your question directly.
>> http://support.asus.com/PowerSupplyCalculator/PSCalculator.aspx?SLanguage=en-us
>> Cheers,
>> Allen
> That's a pretty cool little calculator... according to that, I'm exactly
> where I need to be. Of course, the downside of that is unless I get rid
> of something I can't add anything else to the system without a new power
> supply. The system itself is getting quite old and its really stressing
> about the HD content I'm trying to make it push (combined FE/BE)...
> heck, when I got my SATA drive I realized that the PS didn't have the
> connectors for SATA and had to go get an adaptor!

I would not worry about that. From what I see there is at minimum 50%
extra power factored in.


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