[mythtv-users] ION boards, 230 vs 330, fans?

todd horton thorton9 at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 3 13:00:22 UTC 2009



 On Thu, 3 Dec 2009 07:02:31 -0500, you wrote:

>On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 11:29, Brian Long <briandlong at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Bill Williamson <bill at bbqninja.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Do ALL of the 330 (dual core) based IONs have fans, or is it just an
>>>> indicator that they might?
>>>> The one I'm specifically interested in is this one:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856173001&cm_re=ion_nvidia-_-56-173-001-_-Product
>>>
>>> I believe you'd be better off buying this product:
>>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883103228&cm_re=aspire_revo-_-83-103-228-_-Product
>>
>> Why?
>
>Many folks on the list have been successful with this $200 N230-based
>frontend, so why spend $300 on the Zotac unit.  You could remove the
>internal laptop drive and sell it, then buy an extra 1GB SODIMM.
>
>/Brian/

Successful if your only using it as a front end right ?  If you want
combined wouldn't you need more power etc.?

thanks , from someone about to take the plunge.... Todd


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