[mythtv-users] New Myth Frontend box

Bob Wiegand wiegandbob at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 14:24:51 UTC 2023

Thanks for the additional recommendations.

For me, I only needed to buy the RAM since I had a spare drive already.

I have been using a similar ASRock box as a firewall for a few years now
with no problems, so that influenced my decision.


On Sat, Dec 9, 2023 at 8:56 AM Jay Harbeston <jharbestonus at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2023, at 9:18 AM, Bob Wiegand <wiegandbob at gmail.com> wrote:
> One of my Frontend machines died and I needed a replacement.
> I found this:
> https://www.newegg.com/asrock-4x4-box-r1000m/p/N82E16856158076?Item=N82E16856158076
> The price is reasonable, the size is good and it works well.
> Looks like the ASRock above is about $280 with no RAM and no SSD.
> I have been using TRIGKEY as well as BEELINK brands of mini pcs from
> amazon with RAM and SSD installed for less than the one above.
> Typical prices for an N100  with 16GB RAM and 500GB SSD are less than
> 100.  On the Black Friday sale on amazon, I got a TRIGKEY  with a AMD RIZEN
> 7 5800 with 16GB and 500GB SSD for $280.
> There are other brands that have similar weird brand names in the same
> price range with similar footprint, about 4.5 inches square, and less than
> 2 inches tall.
> Regards!
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