[mythtv-users] Is the Acer Revo still the best frontend?
mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Tue Nov 9 16:00:22 UTC 2010
On 11/9/10 2:13 AM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 11/9/2010 01:32, Johan wrote:
>> Op 09-11-10 05:54, Kevin Ross schreef:
>>> On 11/8/2010 8:25 PM, Charles Wright wrote:
>>>> If there were another system in a similar form factor that I can hide
>>>> behind my television (the Revo is just zip tied to the TV bracket),
>>>> but with enough CPU to do Flash and have the appropriate
>>>> virtualization extensions; I would personally consider replacing my
>>> Any mini-ITX form factor motherboard with onboard nVidia graphics,
>>> with a real CPU instead of an Atom would do the trick, such as the
>>> Zotac GF9300-I-E. Put it in an m350 case from mini-box.com, plus a
>>> PicoPSU, and strap it to the back of your TV. :)
>> Was also looking at a new front-end, but I'm not really certain if
>> this box has the ION2 chipset. All it states is Next Gen ION. Is that
>> the ION2? As barebone, without disk and memory it's 240 Euro.
> The ION2 does not have a significantly more powerful CPU or GPU than
> the original ION units. All the same limitations still apply.
But it does have on-chip decoding of MPEG4, which can be a big plus if
that's how you have transcoded all your existing content.
Dan Wilga "Ook."
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