[mythtv-users] System specifications review...

Yeechang Lee ylee at pobox.com
Mon Nov 16 17:37:36 UTC 2009

Patrick Doyle <wpdster at gmail.com> says:
> 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?


Let me reword that: No matter how much CPU horsepower you have, there
is no point in *not* getting a VDPAU-capable card *now*. For $30-50,
how can you lose?

Frontend/backend:	P4 3.0GHz, 1.5TB software RAID 5 array
Backend:		Quad-core Xeon 1.6GHz, 6.6TB sw RAID 6
Video inputs:		Four high-definition over FireWire/OTA
Accessories:		47" 1080p LCD, 5.1 digital, and MX-600

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