[mythtv-users] Can "Trashure" computer cut the MPEG2 mustard?
fsquires at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 22:33:04 UTC 2009
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 5:26 PM, <stefan_jones at comcast.net> wrote:
> I found a nice little Biostar bare-bones micro-desktop (iDEQ200v) in the
> trash this morning. It booted up and seems nicely equipped. With a little
> work (more memory, larger HD) I'm wondering if it might make a good low-end
> Well, I know for sure that it is better than my first box, which could
> capture and stream analog and capture digital. So I guess my question really
> is: Do you think this could stream HD digital without stuttering?
> Athlon 3200 (2.2 Ghz)
> 512 KB memory (DDR 333, PC2700)
> GeoForce 6200, 128 mb onboard, in an 8x AGP port
> I'm going to put in a SATA drive I have on hand.
> If it could handle streaming HD, I'd put a Happauge HVR 1600 in its one
> available PCI slot.
> If not, no great loss. I'll install ubuntu and give it to a friend.
My main frontend has an Athlon 2500, 1 GB ram, and a Geforce 6200. It
handles OTA HD fine with XVMC. Who knows a 3200 might be able to
handle it without XVMC.
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