[mythtv-users] UK - eBuyer offer on eMachines SFF, frontend ?

mythtv . mythtv at harley-jones.co.uk
Sat Aug 6 17:54:16 UTC 2011

> Nice. What's the power usage like?  In standby, idle, playing SD and
> playing HD?
> I was planning on getting one of these for the living room, but I've setup
> an old compaq  SFF Pentium 4 PC with vdpau graphics and it seems to be doing
> well so far. In S3 suspend it only uses 4W, but when it's running it's more
> like 60W and playing back is around 70-80W I think. Which still isn't too
> bad. So I was just wondering if I could justify replacing it with one of
> these eMachines on the grounds of power consumption as an excuse to get one
> ;-)
> Robert.
> Not sure Robert, I set it up for someone else and its now handed back to
them but I think I read online that someone hooked their power meter up to
one and it drew 35W which sounds reasonable as I believe that is what the
Revo's use.

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