DIY DVR Minimum Specs Tags: CPUs Do It Yourself Hard Drives DVR Last response: May 20, 2010 3:03 AM in CPUs Share sethmac May 19, 2010 5:48:43 AM Hi, I'm hoping to repurpose one of my old PCs as a DVR for basic cable. Here are the specs...can they do the job? Intel 2.4 GHZ 1 GB Ram 200GB Hard Drive Windows XP AMD Athlon XP 1800+ 2.10 GHZ 1GB of RAM 200 GB of Hard Drive space Running Windows XP What do you think? More about : diy dvr minimum specs ksampanna a b à CPUs May 19, 2010 7:11:42 AM They are overkill Seriously though, they are more than sufficient. m 0 l sethmac May 19, 2010 7:18:37 PM ksampanna said:They are overkill Seriously though, they are more than sufficient. Thanks for the insight! Any advice on a Tv Tuner card if I have basic cable. Currently looking at the Hauppauge 1199 WinTV HVR-1600 Internal PCI Dual TV Tuner/Video Recorder with IR Receiver and Blaster m 0 l Related resources Minimum specs for maximum graphics - Forum Way to Search for Laptops with Minimum Specs? - Forum DIY DVR card suggestions for older computer - Forum DIY DVR - Forum DIY DVR - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ksampanna a b à CPUs May 20, 2010 3:00:44 AM Well the one you'r considering doesn't record in 1080p. It does 1080i, which is not true HD. You might not notice a difference except on large displays. m 0 l ksampanna a b à CPUs May 20, 2010 3:03:41 AM BTW, I don't think you could use your AMD build for the card, since its speed is 2.1 Ghz, & the min req for the tv tuner card is 2.4 Ghz m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources DIY HD DVR Recommendations Forum Which Games truly have the highest MINIMUM SPECS? Forum SolvedMinimum graphics card to run Minecraft with my specs? Forum SolvedWhat are the MINIMUM specs to record Battlefield 3 at full ultra? Forum minimum specs to replace 3 yr old PC Forum minimum laptop specs for light gaming? Forum SolvedGTX 770 actually uses 31 amp but minimum spec says 42 amp Forum Minimum specs for recording Battlefield 3 maxed??? Forum Minimum specs for a home web server? Forum Minimum Antec PSU to power my specs... Forum What are Spore's real world minimum system specs? Forum Finally MINIMUM and RECOMMENDED specs for Crysis Forum Wait a minute , EA deleted MINIMUM SPECS from their site Forum Question about minimum and recommended PC specs for games Forum Home Media Centre minimum CPU specs - recommendations?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !