[mythtv-users] Revo 1600 looks even better now

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 15:35:15 UTC 2010

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Paul Bender <pebender at san.rr.com> wrote:
> On 2/22/2010 1:45 AM, Ian Oliver wrote:
>> In article<201002171203.41153.beww at beww.org>, Brian Wood wrote:
>>> The included 160 GB HDD seems almost too much for just a frontend, I'm
>>> wondering if eliminating it by netbooting or using a SSD might allow
>>> running
>>> the fan slower.
>> I'm considering this. I can flog the 4x 160GB disk drives to cover the
>> up-front
>> costs of this lot.
>> Ian
> I am PXE booting my Acer AspireRevo 3610 and it works fine. The hard drive
> still has the original Windows 7 image on it. I have not looked into what
> the fan is doing as it has been quiet enough for the room that it is in.

I still cannot find a reason to pay for the extra atom core.  AFAICT,
it is still not powerful enough to do commercial flagging or
transcoding, and also provides no vdpau increases over the 1600 line.

Do you see any improvements or capabilities by going with the 3600 series?

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