[mythtv-users] Mini-ITX or standard PC?
mythtv at biased.org
Tue Sep 28 16:56:08 EDT 2004
Don't your EPIA motherboard have onboard MPEG encoder? If so, why not
Cheers - Piers
Adam Siegel wrote:
> I am running a VIA EPIA ME6000 (mini-itx). It is fanless. There is
> almost no noise from my box (power supply fan) and very little heat.
> The secret is using the PVR-350. It does the mpg encoding and decoding
> on the card. So you don't use any CPU. My average load on the machine
> is around 0.5. I use my EPIA box as the myth backend and frontend in my
> family room and have a MediaMVP hooked up to it from my bedroom over the
> network. I bought a small shuttle style case for it that fits neatly in
> my stereo cabinet. I put a DVD reader/writer and 120GB hard drive in
> the box. It has 256MB of RAM which is more than enough. I am quite
> pleased with the performance and have had no issues.
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