[mythtv-users] Is this a good system spec?
djerman at pobox.com
Thu Jun 5 21:05:42 UTC 2008
On 6/5/08, Allen Edwards <allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com> wrote:
> I have spent probably 5+ hours looking for a MB that well meet my
> spec. I have looked in detail at every MB Asus has. I called their
> tech support person. I looked at what mwave has and most of what
> newegg has. I am at witts end again.
> Anyone know of a MB that does this:
> 1) AMD AM2 micro ATX
> 2) DVI
> 3) S-video
> 4) S/PDIF
> 5) L+R Audio (that one is easy).
> 6) Will run XvMC
ASUS M2NPV-VM - I built one last year. I see NewEgg doesn't list 'em
anymore but it fits your bill. Perhaps google can find one for you.
It's a AM2 MicroATX
Comes with a HD/TV/S-video module - a cardslot panel with the
interface plugs that connects to pins on the board.
* Buy the S/PDIF module that goes with it - it's a cardslot panel for
the back which has the required interface and connects to pins on the
L+R Audio on the backplane
integrated 6150 will run XvMC (but that may be irrelevant if your hd
content isn't mpeg-2 encoded - XvMC won't help h.264 or mpeg-4)
I got one, but I don't use the S/PDIF so I can't testify to that. All
the other bits I use. I'm not clear if it will drive s-video and dvi
with separate signals, or at the same time, as I only ever had one or
the other hooked up at one time (so I woudn't know if the other was
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