[mythtv-users] recommendation for new combined frontend+backend?

Frank Hartmann soundart at gmx.net
Sun Oct 30 18:02:17 UTC 2011


Frank Hartmann <soundart at gmx.net> writes:

> What I would like to achieve by the upgrade is (most import stuff first):
>
> 1) silence (harddisk and fan of current box is a small bit too noisy)
> 2) 720p50 record and playback (Astra ARD/ZDF/Arte HD) - I think this is H264 encoded
> ..
>
> So I am searching for 
>
> * a silent chipset/mainboard CPU combo, which can decode 2) and
>  do the recording housekeeping in parallel in the background

Would the 
* 1.5 GHz AMD Turion II Neo, or the
* 1.3 GHz AMD Athlon II Neo

as found in the HP proliant miniservers manage to decode above streams?

many thanks
  Frank




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