[linux-dvb] usb 2.0 v pci

Michal Semler cijoml at volny.cz
Sun Jun 5 23:32:28 CEST 2005

Dne ne 5. června 2005 23:26 Dirk Koopman napsal(a):
> Does anybody have any metrics as to which is better:-
> 1. a cheapo PCI card (say a conexant based one like the Hauppauge
> nova-T).

100% this solution because USB needs CPU assist so during playing PC's 
performance will go down...

> 2. a USB based unit.
> I am toying with the idea of making a central server with all the
> Freeview multiplexes available in parallel (6 devices). There are no
> easily available 6 PCI slot motherboards (that I know of) and, anyway, I

don't try think about 6 USB tuners playing same time 

Try think about tuners using firewire (apple sell it)

> would need another slot for a suitable NIC to allow a decent network
> topology thru the switch.
> Dirk
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S pozdravem

Michal Semler

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