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Extreme HTPC Build – Emulation and XBMC

Extreme HTPC Build - Emulation and XBMC
This was the first PC I built, and it is designed to be a HTPC that is also for gaming and system emulation. It is definitely a more expensive build than most PCs but it is the most capable one that I can imagine. This is the breakdown of the components that I used in this build: Processor – Intel Core i5 3570K – 3.4 GHz overclocked to 4.2 GHz Processor Cooler – Noctua NH-C14 (there is clearance for this to work in the case, although it is close) Video Card – Gigabyte Nvidia Geforce 660 TI Overclocked Case – Silverstone LC17B Hard Drive – Seagate 2TB Optical Drive – Asus BluRay Reader / DVD writer RAM – Corsair Vengeance – 8GB Low Profile (Didn’t...
June 25, 2013 | 1623 Views | Do It Yourself

My Girlfriend’s first HTPC build

My Girlfriend
Tutorial building an HTPC with windows 8. by carbootcrazy
June 9, 2013 | 395 Views | Do It Yourself

My HTPC setup (Ubuntu 12.10 + XBMC Frodo + Sedulight Ambilight @ 60Ch)

My HTPC setup (Ubuntu 12.10 + XBMC Frodo + Sedulight Ambilight @ 60Ch)
Hardware Zotac ZBOX-ID41 (Intel Atom D525, Nvidia Next-Gen ION) 32 GB SSD Disk 4 GB Memory Hama MCE IR-Receiver + Harmony One Software Ubuntu 12.10 XBMC Frodo Modified Confluence Skin boblight-X11: speed: 40 valuemin: 0.004 value: 1.5 saturation: 1.5 threshold: 20 gamma: 2.2 by UniqProjectGaming
May 27, 2013 | 319 Views | Do It Yourself

HTPC Build with an old Dell Inspiron 530s

HTPC Build with an old Dell Inspiron 530s
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...
May 4, 2013 | 174 Views | Do It Yourself

Reviews: some ideas for an HTPC

Reviews: some ideas for an HTPC
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...
April 21, 2013 | 313 Views | Do It Yourself

Custom mediacenter HTPC with digital cable tuner and Blu-ray recorder

Custom mediacenter HTPC with digital cable tuner and Blu-ray recorder
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...
April 17, 2013 | 180 Views | Do It Yourself

HTPC Build Planning 2013

HTPC Build Planning 2013
A video showing cheap components that can be bought and used in an HTPC. by MrReeceyburger123
March 2, 2013 | 400 Views | Do It Yourself

3D HTPC Setup with XBMC 12 & AEON NOX 4

3D HTPC Setup with XBMC 12 & AEON NOX 4
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
February 16, 2013 | 333 Views | Do It Yourself
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