[mythtv-users] Hopefully the last Revo Question

Cool Frood aaranya+mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 17:14:29 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883103228&cm_re=revo-_-83-103-228-_-Product
> 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.

Could you tell me what kind of RAM this machine uses?  I have spare
laptop RAM lying around (SO-DIMM) so it makes it more enticing for me
if it uses the 200-pin RAM instead of 240-pin.

Also, this doesn't come with the wireless keyboard/mouse.  What kind
of solution are you considering or would recommend?


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