New HTPC Build..

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newfiend

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New HTPC Build..

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Post by newfiend » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:43 am

Ok, Well I want to build my 2nd HTPC.. Something small that can fit in the bedroom that will fit in a small case.
I need some Mobo/processor/case suggestions.
I plan on adding another Ceton to the build here since I have had no issues with the original card I can't see not getting another.
I want to be able to watch HDTV/Netflix and the usual MC functions plus watch blu-rays.
I want to build something that will fit in a case approx this size http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... -_-Product

TIA,
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Post by makryger » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:49 am

The upcoming intel board mentioned on missing remote looks pretty awesome.
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Post by guppy » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:41 pm

You can download Renethx's Buyer's Guide to Building a Home Theater PC - December 2010 here>>
http://hotfile.com/dl/114152831/632e2bf ... 2.pdf.html

He charges $10 for a current copy. I built a mid atx amd system based on his specs and I am really happy with it. the only change i made was I went with a regular computer tower case.

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthre ... 72#MATXSys

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Post by gcoupe » Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:14 am

Another vote here for Renethx's guide. I used an earlier version when I built my HTPC last year, and it was very useful. He's also very good at answering questions, and knows whereof he speaks.
Geoff Coupe

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