View Full Version : Powerspec N40 as HD frontend?

July 21st, 2010, 08:59 PM
Anyone know if the Powerspec N40 preloaded with Ubuntu can work as a mythtv frontend with 1080p playback?

Powerspec N40 specs (http://www.powerspec.com/systems/system_specs.phtml?selection=N40)

July 21st, 2010, 09:30 PM
720p if your lucky, and dont even try to run flash on it

the acer REVO is a much better buy and will do HD video

July 21st, 2010, 09:38 PM
Thanks, LowSky. I was afraid it was too good to be true for the price. Any recommendations on an affordable fanless frontend that can do Flash for Hulu and 1080p recording playback? I know NVIDIA's VDPAU is the way to go but cannot find a small quiet and inexpensive system that does it.

EDIT: LowSky, I just now saw the end of your prev. message about the Revo. I'll look into that. Thanks! Any one else have experience with it using mythbuntu?

July 21st, 2010, 10:21 PM
many people here swear by it