[mythtv-users] enano2

DaveD mythtv at guiplot.com
Sun May 30 05:50:14 UTC 2010

On 05/29/2010 07:02 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 5/29/2010 21:47, Nick Morrott wrote:
>> On 30 May 2010 01:49, Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com>  wrote:
>>> On 5/29/2010 19:15, DaveD wrote:
>>>> Anyone tried an enano2 with Linux/Mythtv?
>>> You mean a Via Nano?  All the crappy, underpowered computing 
>>> experience of
>>> an Intel Atom, without the aid of hardware accelerated decoding 
>>> brought by
>>> the ION platform.
>> I think Dave means an enano2 - Intel C2D Txxx CPU-based with Intel
>> GMA950 graphics AFAICT:
>> http://thechipmerchant.com/items.asp?Cc=enano&Bc=&Ioem=&Oemc=
> I searched for something specifically of that name, but came up empty 
> with a bunch of user accounts on various social networking sites.
> Looking at the specs on that device, its awfully expensive for what 
> you get.  $700 for a fairly low end mobile Core2, 1-2GB of memory, and 
> an anemic GPU.  You can build that yourself for for around $400.  If 
> you really want pre-built, you may as well pick up a Mac Mini.  The 
> base one is cheaper, faster, starts with 2GB of memory, and has a 
> video card capable of VDPAU, for whatever the CPU can't handle.
I almost bought one today for $150 at a garage sale but wasn't sure it 
would cut the HD mustard.  I'm thinking I will go back tomorrow and see 
if they still have it.  I agree that the $700 is too high, but it's 
silent and has a DVD and built-in IR remote.  Sound's perfect for a FE.

Dave D.

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