[mythtv-users] Newbie with a shopping list for review please

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 17:11:33 UTC 2007


> Shopping list
> 1-ASUS M2NPV-VM Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
> 1-AMD Athlon X2 BE-2400 2.3GHz Socket AM2 Processor
> 1-Patriot 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Memory
> 1-CORSAIR CMPSU-450VX ATX12V V2.2 450W Power Supply
> 3-Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
> 1-Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-500 MCE Dual TV Recorder Tuner Card w/MCE Remote 253
> PCI Interface
> 1-LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black IDE Model DH-20A4P-04
> 1-SILVERSTONE SST-LC17-B Black Computer Case
>
>
Looks pretty good to me. I would swap the WD drives out for seagate
7200.10 or 7200.11 drives with 5 year waranttes and after having bad
experiences with the PVR500 (see samsung LNA problem on the ivtv-list)
I would stay away from that and get 2 150s instead but that is just
me..

John


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