[mythtv-users] Is this a good system spec?

Allen Edwards allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com
Fri Jun 6 04:04:03 UTC 2008


On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 2:05 PM, Don Jerman <djerman at pobox.com> wrote:
> 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
> motherboard.
>
> 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
> on).
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Thanks Don,

This looks like the perfect MB but as far as I can tell they are
unavailable anywhere.

Allen


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