ARM Systems

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There are lots of nice little ARM systems for small money on offer. To run mythfrontend you need memory (keep in mind that the memory is shared between CPU and GPU!) and a fast CPU or supported GPU video decoding API.

System Processor CPU Cores GPU Cores Memory Ubuntu 3D API Video API
Raspberry PI Model B

Rasberry Pi

Broadcom BCM2835 ARM1176JZFS 700MHz Videocore 4 512MB no OpenGL ES 2.0 OpenMAX
MiniX NEO X5 Rockchip RK3066 Cortex-A9 Dual core Mali 400 Quad core 1 GB DDR3 12.10 images available Also has a VPU but it appears it is not yet supported
Wandboard Quad Freescale i.MX6 Quad Cortex-A9 Quad core Vivante GC2000 videocore 2 GB DDR3 12.04 LTS images available Freescale's own with sample code available

See alse Wikipedia's comparison of single board computers.