[mythtv-users] Can an Atom D525 handle a frontend and a slave backend with dual ota hd tuners?

Marc Sherman msherman at projectile.ca
Thu Apr 7 03:34:45 UTC 2011

I'm currently recording with an HDHomeRun, but Mark Lord's recent posts 
in the thread "Hardware Purchase" are making me wonder if I should 
consider switching to the 950Q to improve reception of some iffy channels.

But I'm constrained by the location of my machines. Currently I have two 
machines in my mythtv setup: a home server in the basement running the 
master backend and a frontend for our family room tv, and on the top 
floor, an Acer Veriton N282G running the frontend for a second tv.

The machine's specs are here:

The HDHomeRun is located in the same room as the Veriton; it's fed by an 
antenna in the attic. So I'm wondering if that Veriton is beefy enough 
to run the frontend, a slave backend, and handle OTA digital recordings 
off of two 950Q tuners.

Does anyone have any experience with a similar system?

- Marc

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