[mythtv-users] Interesting Reading: Windows Secrets reviews AppleTV and GoogleTV

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Dec 9 21:20:01 UTC 2010

On 12/9/2010 15:59, Jeff Walther wrote:
> Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2010 13:16:27 -0600
> From: jedi<jedi at mishnet.org>
>> On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 02:04:53PM -0500, Atlanta Geek wrote:
>>> I guess the point is that with the mac mini (And now even the ipad)
>>> Apple is becoming a good value player.
>> I dunno. $700 buys a lot of box these days.
> I think the target audience for the Mini is someone who wants their
> computer to occupy no space.   They are tiny.  I haven't looked at the
> Micro-ITX options, perhaps there's something comparable there.

The Mac Mini is comparable to pre-built ION systems in size.  While 
Mini-ITX (there is no Micro-ITX) boards are similar dimensions. you will 
not be able to build one as short as a custom solution if for no other 
reason than you have the IO panel to contend with.  Likely the smallest 
system you're going to be able to build yourself is something inside an 


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