[mythtv-users] Never built a system from scratch - will this work?

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Thu Nov 26 07:26:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 17:53 -0500, Rick wrote:
> Hi,
> My myth box just bit the dust and I'm clamoring to have a replacement
> ready as soon as possible.  Since I've never built one from scratch I
> was wondering if I'll be ok with this setup:
> ----------
> Motherboard
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128394
> Antec New Solution NSK2480 Black/Silver 0.8mm cold-rolled steel
> MicroATX
> Desktop Computer Case 380W Power Supply
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129034
> AMD Athlon II X2 250 Regor 3.0GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM3 65W
> Dual-Core Processor
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103681
> -----------
> One thing I'm concerned about is whether the motherboard will fit in
> the
> case.  I tried looking at the pictures, but I'm having a tough time
> determining if all the back panel jacks and stuff will line up with
> opening.  I intend to move my 2 PVR 150's into it as well.
> I'm planning to use my existing IDE disks but it looks like it will
> only
> support two of them.  (I have 3)
> Do you think I should not use the onboard VATI ideo card and get an
> Nvidia?
> If this case is too tight, what would you recommend that also has 24+8
> power leads? 

This is the current kitlist that I have in mind on order to build
systems for a few friends and colleagues here:


If that can help...


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