[mythtv-users] ASUS E35M1-M Pro boards

Johan.van der Kolk johan.van.der.kolk1 at telenet.be
Wed Feb 9 23:21:43 UTC 2011

On 02/09/2011 08:51 PM, jedi wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 07:33:33PM +0100, Johan.van der Kolk wrote:
>> I was looking for a low power motherboard to use as my new NAS&  Backend.
>> My two DVB-S cards will fit in the two PCI slots, and the board has
>> a very low power consumption, so leaving it on 24/7 is not a
>> problem.
>> What are your thoughts, will this board with integrated CPU hack it?
>> Typical (more like maximum) usage scenario: 2 to 3 recordings
>> simultaneously, possible HD, while watching one.
>> Commflagging might be limited or given a low priority.
>> With 5 SATA ports, softraid seems an option
>      I would (and have) get a board with more onboard SATA ports
> and more slots for future expansion. PCI is getting less and
> less useful in this respect.
> [deletia]
PCI is what I need the most for my DVB-S cards. SATA ports I can add 
easily using the PCI-e slot. All it needs to be is a backend and 
fileserver. For a headless server, I can't imagine what else I would 
want now.

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