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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 6 23:33:02 UTC 2011

On 09/06/2011 06:59 PM, jedi wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 05:49:36PM -0400, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 5:22 PM, jedi 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 This thing is big slow and outdated.

By which you mean, "Slow compared to a faster Athlon II or a faster Core 
i," obviously, because there's no possible way you could mean, "Slow 
compared to an Atom."


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