[mythtv-users] Single WD GP disk fast enough for live 720p?
nico at youplala.net
Mon Nov 30 10:03:36 UTC 2009
On Mon, 2009-11-30 at 10:57 +0100, Marius Schrecker wrote:
> I want to upgrade the capacity of the (single - no room for more)
> disk on my combined FE/BE system, using HD-PVR capture.
> Ideally I'd like to go for a Western Digital GP 1.5 TB because of:
> Low power consumption/heat
> Low noise
> High(ish) capacity
> Reasonable price
> Does anyone know if I'm likely to experience problems with this as
> it's relatively slow?
> I'm currently using an almost full 250GB Samsung Spinpoint S-ATA 1
> from about 3 years back with no problems.
I have the 1-TB version, and it is fine as the sole disk for my combined
BE+FE, with 2 DVB-T tuners and 1 DVB-S tuner.
It plays HD without any hickup, even 1080p native rips from Blu-Ray.
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