[mythtv-users] Hardware setup

Quinten Steenhuis qsteenhuis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 20:05:16 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Tyler T <tylernt at gmail.com> wrote:

>> CPU: Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5300
> Why so much power? With an HDHomeRun, very little CPU is required to
> record. With VDPAU, very little CPU is required for playback. Do you
> intend to commflag or transcode? If so, a dual-core Atom or
> single-core Pentium would, I think, be adequate and run cooler (and
> therefore quieter). Without commflagging or transcoding, a single-core
> Atom should be fine and you should be able to cool it passively (hard
> to get quieter than that).

I find that Adobe Flash will use whatever CPU/RAM I throw at it. Just a thought.

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