Hardware Database WAS Re: [mythtv-users] Yet another hardware list
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Mon Nov 14 09:43:29 EST 2005
Is there a better database of users hardware?
If not, we should look into setting one up, possibly at www.mythtv.info 's
On Sunday 13 November 2005 23:03, Peter Schachte wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 04:29:23PM -0800, Jon Hoyt wrote:
> > I know these sort of requests get posted a lot, but I'm looking for
> > some feedback on the following list of parts to build a stand-alone
> > backend with.
> You should check out http://pvrhw.goldfish.org/ to see what others
> have used and how they liked it.
> > AMD Sempron 64 2600+ Palermo 800MHz FSB Socket 754 Processor Model
> > SDA2600BXBOX - Retail $64.00
> As I understand it, that part will not support cool n quiet operation.
> I believe you have to go up to a 3000+ to get that. Cool n quiet,
> with the kernel's cqu frequency scaling enabled, slows the clock when
> the cpu load is low, saving power and heat, and allowing your cpu fan
> to slow down. I've got an Athlon 64 3000+ and have frequency scaling
> working very well. The lowest clock speed supported seems to be 1
> GHz, though. I wish I could slow it even further for the times when
> nothing's happening and the machine is just acting as a file server.
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