[mythtv-users] Think my current myth box can support HD?

Rick rbonafied at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 03:06:32 UTC 2007


Hi,

My current 32 inch old TV is on its way out.  I have mixed feelings
about this.  On the one hand I'm excited about purchasing a TV not made
in the last century.  On the other hand, it may mean giving up my analog
cable, dual pvr 150 tuners which myth tunes directly, etc.

My first concern is, will the box handling my mythtv duties be up for
the challenge?  I have no problem upgrading some parts (storage, memory,
video card, etc), but I'd like to avoid a complete replacement.

I'm seeking honest opinions... thanks...

Here are my box particulars:

/proc/driver/nvidia/cards/0
Model:           GeForce4 MX 4000
IRQ:             10
Video BIOS:      04.18.20.46.00
Card Type:       AGP

/proc/meminfo
MemTotal:       775504 kB


/proc/cpuinfo
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : AuthenticAMD
cpu family      : 15
model           : 28
model name      : AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3100+
stepping        : 0
cpu MHz         : 1800.093
cache size      : 256 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 1
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca
cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt lm
3dnowext 3dnow lahf_lm
bogomips        : 3555.32







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