[mythtv-users] Hopefully the last Revo Question

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Nov 11 13:16:59 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 11 November 2009 01:36:01 Greg Cope wrote:
> 2009/11/10 Brian Wood <beww at beww.org>:
> > I think I'll grab one, even though I have a couple of questions.
> >
> > For another $130 I get the beefier CPU, twice the RAM, the non-LE ION GPU
> > and Windows 7 (which I don't want). Since I could buy the RAM for well
> > under $130, and I don't think I need the faster CPU since VDPAU will be
> > doing the grunt work, that doesn't look like the thing to do.
> >
> > I like the fact that it looks like it can accept the Broadcom module,
> > should that become desirable in the future.
> Er... Brian are we talking the same Revo here.  Get the Linux version
> - bump the ram if you need/want to.  Mine has two slots, one occupied
> by a 1Gb dimm - I am adding a 2nd 1GB dim as this is a FEBE.

We're talking about:


My concern was "Memory capacity  1GB DDR2", but I've now figured out that 
means it will accept only 1GB DIMMs, and is not actually the "memory 
capacity". Stupid copyrighters.

> Does the non-LE/LE version (or different CPUs) apply to Revos?

In this case it appears to, the unit about has ION-LE graphics, as opposed to:


But I now believe the ION-LE will work OK with Myth.

Brian Wood
beww at beww.org

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