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My MythTV Setup

Submitted by rhpot1991 on Tue, 04/27/2010 - 12:04

A good portion of my time is spent recommending hardware to users. I figured documenting what hardware I use may save me some time, so here goes. I attempted to find Amazon links for all the parts, but quite a few of them seem to be obsolete by now.

Master Backend/Frontend
Motherboard: ASUS M3N78-EM AM2+
CPU: AMD Athlon XPX2 5000+ Black Edition
Ram: 2 GB Corsair XMS2 PC2-6400 800 MHz DDR2
Hard Drive 1: Western Digital 2 TB SATA Intellipower AV Hard Drive
Hard Drive 2: Western Digital 2 TB Caviar Green SATA Intellipower
Hard Drive 3: 1 TB Western Digital MyBook
Case/IR Receiver: Antec Fusion Home Theater Case
Video Card: Gigabyte 9600 1 GB Silent Cell
Remote: Logitech Harmony 880
Receiver: Onkyo TX-SR806 7.1 Channel
Speakers: Onkyo SKSHT750 7.1-Channel
Tuners 1-5: SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual Tuner
Tuner 6: Hauppauge 1212 HD-PVR
Tuners 7-8: Daisy Chained Firewire Controlled Motorolla DCH3200
DVD Drive: LiteON SATA DVD Burner
TV: Samsung 40-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV

Case: A-Open S135
Motherboard/CPU/GPU: Zotec Ion ITX-D-E
Remote: Logitech Harmony 880
IR Receiver: MCE USB2 Receiver
Ram: 4 GB
Flash Drive: OCZ Rally2 4 GB
DVD Drive: LG Slim SATA DVD Burner
TV: Vizio 37"

This is the System 76 Meerkat Ion I reviewed here:

2nd Backend (Dev Backend)
Case: Antec
Motherboard: Asus K8V-SE Deluxe
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3200+
Ram: 2 GB
Hard Drive 1: 200 GB Western Digital
Hard Drive 2: 320 GB Western Digital
Video Card: Asus Nvidia 7600 GS Silent Cell
Tuner 1: Hauppauge PVR-150
Tuner 2: Hauppauge PVR-350
DVD Drive: DVD Burner

Portable Frontend
Laptop: Dell XPS 13