[mythtv-users] System specifications review...

Patrick Doyle wpdster at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 14:47:02 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 9:45 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> 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.

So if I go with this processor, which I selected based on reports of
it's idle and max power consumption (6.8W and 31W), is there any point
in adding a VDPAU graphics card later?


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