[mythtv-users] Super Micro X7SLA Atom server board for backend

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue May 12 15:19:10 UTC 2009

> I have been reading on "http://www.lesswatts.org/" a while ago
> The so called "race to idle" with a high powered processor is also
> a very good way to conserve energy, in some cases better than
> using a low power processor that takes longer.
> But I would not have any idea on how this works for mythtv.
Using speedstep or k8powernow works well with mythtv. A modern 45nm
chip should pull in 15W to 25W at idle and at its lowest p-state even
high end quad cores.


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