[mythtv-users] Hardware for HD Playback
daniel at agar.ca
Thu Aug 23 16:29:10 UTC 2007
> With the change from Zap2it to SD probably requiring an upgrade I'm
> thinking of upgrading my hardware as well to support HD recording and
> play back. I'm looking for some recommendations as to MB, CPU, Memory
> and Video Card. I will eventually have 1 master backend/frontend and 2+
> frontends. I've looked at the hardware databases on the web but none
> really address the HD issue clearly. My current systems are a couple of
> atholon 2300+ w/ nVidia gforce cards and a HD Home run . my playback
> was very choppy.
2 x 512MB DDR2
Thats all you need for an HD frontend/backend. Mobo has Nvidia 6150
onboard with tv out (svideo, composite) and dvi onboard. Also has onboard
gigabit lan and audio.
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