[mythtv-users] nVidia ION motherboards - Single- or Dual-Core?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 19:06:03 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com>wrote:

> The wife and I are planning on getting a large (most-likely 1080P)
> flatscreen for ourselves for Christmas.  Rather than add a full-sized
> frontend, I'd like to try net-booting one of the ION boards.  I'd like
> it to be as quiet as possible, so I'm leaning towards the fanless
> single-core.  Does the extra horsepower of the dual-core model get
> utilized under Myth?

As a frontend, no.  With VDPAU, a single core Atom is more than enough.

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