[mythtv-users] processor?

Ciaran ciaranj at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 08:03:17 EDT 2004


yes 2.67Ghz to be specific :)
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/ProductInfo.aspx?ProductID=6684&GroupID=0
Can't hear with the TV on, can't hear it from 3m away with the TV
off :) Low enough for me.
- Ciaran


On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 06:43:30 -0500, Lane Schwartz <lane at dowobeha.net> wrote:
> Ciaran,
> 
> So you have a 2.6 GHz P4 in your Pundit and the noise is still low?
> 
> Thanks,
> Lane
> 
> 
> 
> On Sep 30, 2004, at 5:59 AM, Ciaran wrote:
> 
> > Depends on what you want to do,  fortunately with the 2502+350s they
> > can do hardware encoding so you can easily have a slightweight
> > processor, however if you want to do transcoding of the mp2 files to
> > mpg4 etc then you're going to want some processor in there that can do
> > the job easily :)  For the  20 euro difference I'd go for power :)
> > The pundit's have nice large fans in them that are pretty quite and I
> > don't notice them when watching/recording tv on my 2.67
> > -ciaran
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 12:34:16 +0200, Ryszard <ryszard99 at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> ok, more is not always better for everyone.
> >>
> >> it looks like i can save some cash on the processor then, that sounds
> >> good.
> >>
> >> On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 12:10:31 +0200, Asciimonster
> >>
> >>
> >> <asciimonster at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Ryszard wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I'm thinking of building a mythtv box, i've got in mind the
> >>>> pundit-r,
> >>>> hauppage 350 etc etc, and am wondering about processor speed, of
> >>>> course more is always better.
> >>>>
> >>>> i'm thinking of a celeron 2,4 for about 65-75 euro (in holland)
> >>>>
> >>>> is it enuff?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> Well, only if you use the TV-out (module ivtv-fb) of the PVR 350. I
> >>> have
> >>> a PIII 1 GHz with a PVR 250 and 350 and that runs at 6% CPU maximum.
> >>> The
> >>> hard disk (transfer speed) is the limiting factor, however.
> >>>
> >>> And I must object to the phrase "more is better" because more also
> >>> means
> >>> more fans. The newest compu's have 5 or more fans, giving rise to the
> >>> 747 effect (the noise of a starting 747). Luckily my PIII only has 2
> >>> and
> >>> the noise is quite bearable.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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