[mythtv-users] Myth TV on server
renegade8040 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 04:10:16 UTC 2010
On 06/11/2010 8:21 AM, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Friday, November 05, 2010 05:41:02 pm Mark wrote:
> There have been lots of good comments on your plans, but consider power consumption.
I have been thinking about what you said about power consumption and I'm
debating using a SSD for the OS install and the large SATA storage
drives for the shows and backups. It would make the system run much
faster and should decrease power consumption but I'm not sure how much
of an impact it would have. I have no experience with SSD's but it
looks to me like its the wave of the future so I might as well start
sooner rather than later. I'm also looking into different (newer)
PSU's that are compatible with the server I have. Hopefully I can find
one that is more efficient.
> It's always nice to have plenty of CPU and RAM available, but always remember that they come at a cost.
It seems like the more I play around with things, the more I realize
that life is just one big trade off. It reminds me of something my
grandfather used to say about cars: "fast, powerful or reliable... Pick
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