[mythtv-users] What's the frontend of choice these days?

M.A.E.M. Hanson hansonorders at verizon.net
Mon May 24 22:30:24 UTC 2010

Brian wrote:
 > Richard, I would be interested to hear how you plan to modify the
 > M350 case for a larger/slower fan. I was hoping I could run my
 > single-core Atom passively-cooled, but it stutters with 1080i content
 > after a few minutes and I figured out it was the GPU temperature.
 > Since placing a supposedly quiet 40mm fan inside, the stutters are
 > gone, but the fan[1] is too noisy.
 > I originally bought this case to mount on the back of my 46" LCD TV,
 > but I'm thinking of storing it in a closet and running an HDMI cable
 > through the attic. This means I could creatively use a Dremel and cut
 > out a hole to top-mount a 80mm, 92mm or 120mm fan. I like the idea of
 > a slow-moving Scythe 120mm fan, but it might be too big.
 > What do you think?
 > /Brian/
 > 1. http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9349/fan-582/Noiseblocker_NB-
 > BlackSilentFan_XM1_40mmx10mm_Ultra_Quiet_Fan_-_2800_RPM_-
 > _11_dBA.html?tl=g36c15s70


I have 2 frontends that use a Scythe Mini-kazi 40mm fan.  It's not 
silent, but I cannot hear it from the couch. :)



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