[mythtv-users] Is my computer powerfull enough for HD content?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue May 13 16:50:55 UTC 2008


On May 13, 2008, at 9:44 AM, dcw wrote:

> I am new to Mythtv as of April 17. Almost everything is working but  
> there are
> a few things that need improving. Before I go any further, I wanted to
> identify any hardware that was not adequate. My setup is:
>
> motherboard       : Asus M2A-VM (contains amd 690 chipset, ati X1250  
> graphics)
>                              Using the latest ATI driver
> CPU                     : AMD A64 x2 4200
> Memory              : 1 Gig DDR2
> Remote Control  : Microsoft Media Center (R6)
> Hard Drive          : 80Gig Ide for operating system
> Hard Drive          : 500 Gig Sata for video storage
> video cable         : VGA
> Mythtv                 : version .21 from ATRPMS (mythtv-suite)
> Operating System: Fedora 8 i386 arch with updates as of May 01
>
> Thanks for any comments

Adequate for what? Because MythTV can be configured to do so many  
things, your machine will need to be as powerful as the things you  
tell it to do.


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