[mythtv-users] Would the $200 Everx gPC have enough power for a myth-box?
jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Nov 9 03:42:24 UTC 2007
On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 05:28:28PM -0800, Brad wrote:
> I have been saving up my cashola for a new mobo and processor for a while now, for a mythbox that I want to build. I already have a tv-tuner card, tv-out video card, and a large hard drive for storage.
> I was wondering if people think the $200 everex gPC that is being sold at walmart would be powerful enough for DVD/movie playback and streaming live TV? It comes preloaded with Ubuntu, so it shouldn't be too hard to install mythTV. Here are the specs I could find:
I don't know but keep in mind that you can get cheap
systems for just a little more (~$250) that are based
on more conventional Althons and the nvidia 6150 chipset.
My new web/mailserver & desktop box is such a beast.
So you might also want to check out Frys, CompUSA and
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