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- eskro - 2011-01-10 00:33
listen, best way is to build your own custom HTPC...
add the hardware you want, choose the size you want,
and choose the power you want....
- zener - 2011-01-10 01:26
eskro Wrote:listen, best way is to build your own custom HTPC...
Yes, that's my plan. I'm looking for an AMD Fusion based motherboard, presumably a mini-ITX board with a DC-DC PSU.
- soulnothing - 2011-01-10 01:39
I just read up on these itx boards the other day.
The asus one appears to be premium but also fanless so more of what your looking for. My question though is linux support. My experience with ati under nix has been nothing but bad, and that is the only thing limiting these products to me.
- ion_man - 2011-01-10 05:16
If you want to avoid hassle (especially with Linux) then stick to the tried and tested, i.e. Nvidia ION. AMD Fusion is brand new and it will take a while until it's well supported by Linux drivers.
- zener - 2011-01-10 10:14
soulnothing Wrote:I just read up on these itx boards the other day.
Thanks for the link. I've seen an article about the ASUS board previously and was a bit disappointed that the DELUXE version lacks an onboard DC-DC PSU as the difference between ASUS AT5IONT-I DELUXE and the ASUS AT5IONT-I is the DC-DC PSU.
However it's possible to use something like the picoPSU.
soulnothing Wrote:my experience with ati under nix has been nothing but bad, and that is the only thing limiting these products to me.
That's a good point. I should at least wait and see how xorg and acceleration is supported using the Fusion
- zener - 2011-01-10 11:17
ion_man Wrote:If you want to avoid hassle (especially with Linux) then stick to the tried and tested, i.e. Nvidia ION. AMD Fusion is brand new and it will take a while until it's well supported by Linux drivers.
A good advice. I think I'll stick with the Atom/ION2 board that I have on order now as it's almost identical to my current Zotac. Then I keep and eye on the Fusion...
New Hardware from AMD - slayerbunny - 2011-01-21 15:27
Here's something that looks like it could be usefull
- prullos - 2011-01-22 20:06
It appears as if AMD is currently starting to build UVD functionality in their closed-source catalyst drivers for linux, see this thread:
- Robotica - 2011-01-24 20:10
Now prices are more clear: € 129,- is the advised price....
- Robotica - 2011-01-31 01:56
Robotica Wrote:Nvidia is cut out at chipsetlevel.... Yes, but only with Intel since Nvidia can hook up with AMD and/or ARM. So I also expect some nice new combo´s by Nvidia real soon...
And it happened: Project Denver