[mythtv-users] System specifications review...

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Nov 16 04:53:38 UTC 2009

On 11/15/2009 09:45 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On 11/15/2009 09:37 PM, Patrick Doyle wrote:
>> For the moment, I'm considering using the built in chipset until such
>> time as the fanless '220 is available.  I'm hoping that the dual core
>> 3 GHz CPU will be able to handle the ATSC HD decode.
> Srsly? Um. I watched my ATSC HDTV stuff on a core duo 1.66GHz box for
> quite some time, with Intel graphics. *Pretty sure* you'll be okay.

The 3GHz recommendation from the HOWTO was based off a (single-core)
Pentium 4.  If we don't say that, we probably should.  I'll try to
remember to check.

Guess the new users coming into Myth in a world of Athlon II's and
Phenoms and Core 2's might not realize that...


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