[mythtv-users] Possible 'holy grail' of frontends?

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Sep 6 22:59:02 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 05:49:36PM -0400, Eric Sharkey wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 5:22 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> >    It's hard to know what the future will bring.
> That's the whole point of a general purpose CPU.  It can do anything.

...assuming it's fast enough.

> >    My (cheap) asrocks might not "stand the test of time" but at least they
> > only cost me half as much as my previous generation of frontend hardware.
> >
> >    They were pretty simple to deal with too.
> The thing is, they're not that much cheaper than a regular
> put-together-for-you general purpose system, as long as you're willing
> to go for something slightly physically larger.
> E.g.:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883114094
> eMachines EL1352-07E (L-PT.NC902.004) Desktop PC Athlon II X2
> 220(2.80GHz) 4GB DDR3 500GB HDD Capacity NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE
> Windows 7 Home Premium

This thing is big slow and outdated. 

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