[mythtv-users] Secrets for low powered front ends ?

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Oct 15 01:38:19 UTC 2011


On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 03:46:24PM +0100, Andy Burns wrote:
> On 12 October 2011 15:29, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> 
> >  I'd love to be able to take a i3/i5 mini-itx board and shove it into an
> > ultra low profile Antec case. I just don't think it's going to do the job.
> 
> Why not?  My core2 duo 2.66GHz with intel G35 graphics can keep up*

   Something stupid like the HD3000 being as good with dealing with TVs
under Linux as the i945 is (in other words horrible).

   Even if the CPU is a bruiser, you still need a good GPU to keep up with
that. Some of the older ATI cards/drivers are a case in point here.

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