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I recently freed an old Dell Inspiron 530s from it’s obligations at work in a dental office, and decided to design it as a Home Theatre PC. It might be from 2006, but it still has some use in it. This build also shows some of the challenges of building and upgrading in a half-height case, and, in addition, some things about building in a system like the 530s. Featuring: Sapphire Radeon HD6670 1 GB DDR3 VGA/DVI/HDMI PCI-Express Video Card – 100326DDR3L AVerMedia AVerTVHD Duet TV Tuner Hauppauge 23064 PCTV Remote Kit for Media Center by EricGeek1155
A summary of reviews that offers some ideas to make your own compact PC. It is now possible to do just about any type of configuration as long you choose the right components. We just selected four pretty interesting, recently reviewd by our colleagues. One of the easiest solutions to set up one’s own compact PC is to use a barebone, that is to say, a case that already has a motherboard. Shuttle is one of the industry experts and offers the DS61 with a solution based on the Intel LGA 1155. Shuttle DS61 v1.1: a barebone that knows how to be discreet Two times larger than the Intel NUC, with its dimensions of 190 x 165 x 43 mm, it has a fairly rich connectivity of four USB 2.0 ports on...
This is a brandnew custom built HTPC computer. Has the better Intel Ivy Core i5 3570k 3.4Ghz Per Core Quad Core Processor. This processor has 4 independent cores operating at 3.4Ghz each and APU for video to power through any multi-tasking you can throw at it, will record also muilt streams no problem. Need Graphics Power for High Definition Video? This system features a good APU Intel’s HD4000 Integrated High Definition Graphics System. It is capable of High Definition HDMI Graphics output for your HDTV or LCD monitor at 1080p smooth. For added multimedia experience I have included a Ceton InfiniTV 4 Quad-tuner Card for Watching Digital Cable TV you can watch and record live TV! Plus this...
A video showing cheap components that can be bought and used in an HTPC. by MrReeceyburger123
Software: XBMC 12 “Frodo” Skin: AEON NOX 4 IPad: XBMC Commander TV: LG 65″ Plasma 3DTV PC: (Cost $750) Windows 8 64 bit Vertex 3 OCZ 60gb SSD i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1ghz 8gb DDR3 Radeon 6570 ASRock H67M Motherboard 650 Watt OCZ ZS Power Supply Silverstone Black Aluminum Case Samsung BD-ROM 16 TB (combined) hard drive (internal & nas) Recorded with: Lumia 920 by apardilla
Specifications: Silverstone GD05 HTPC Case Kinsgston 60GB SSD Asus A85-M Pro Motherboard AMD A10-5700 3.4 Ghz CPU with Radeon HD 7660D GPU Windows 8 Pro Edition Asus Wifi Card Wireless keyboard with touchpad CoolerMaster S524 low profile CPU cooler LG Bluray Corsair GS500 PSU Seagate Barracuda 3TB by Elmnator1
Replacing my old Home Theatre PC and building a new one. by carbootcrazy
Just a quick look at my HTPC built with everything free: iceflms, navi-x, free live tv and sports. by homieluis