[mythtv-users] Plans for front & back end Myth boxes
tortise at paradise.net.nz
Tue Aug 10 05:19:05 UTC 2010
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From: "Eric Sharkey" <eric at lisaneric.org>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 3:45 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Plans for front & back end Myth boxes
On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 6:58 PM, Tortise <tortise at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> I would regard a reasonable degree of HD future
> proofing (thats been promoted to the new user) to at least be able to play
> 1080i, and as the additional cost is relatively small I advise the
> investment in ram now, rather than buy another card later, which would seem
> to defeat the purpose of an economic exercise?
>I guess it all depends on how much later is later and just what the
time value of money is. If you replace a $30 card from 2010 with
another $30 card in 2012, but you could have just bought a $50 in
2010, it still might make sense to spend less up front if you're a
student in 2010 but have a job in 2012.
>The 256MB 8400 GS I had played back Blu Ray rips in 1080p just fine,
but I also had a decent CPU to help it.
Perhaps we'd agree on this, Eric, at $3.00 more?
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