ADVICE ON WHAT I NEED FOR A GOOD PC MEDIA CENTRE PLEASE Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: September 30, 2007 1:44 AM in Systems Share DrFlesh September 29, 2007 12:03:22 AM Can anyone please suggest what I should include in a new Home Pc media centre. I have HD SAT. DVD movies/blue ray is an option good sound needed to patch into a high end stereo Sharp Z5 projector [#f0000e]want to watch/pvr SAT and Cable TV What do I need...include case please.....thanks. What I have to start by canabolizing my home pc.... I have a NVIDA 7900 OC ASUS m2n vista sli board AMD 62 X2 2 gig of 5200 ram sound blaster live (yucky...lol) I already have run 3 30 foot HDMI/2 SVideo/3 component cables More about : advice good media centre | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove turboflame September 29, 2007 12:58:52 AM THE CASE WILL MAINLY BE BASED ON YOUR PERSONAL TASTE I SUGGEST YOU TAKE A LOOK AT NEWEGG.COM, LOOK AT THE REVIEWS AND MAYBE DO A GOOGLE SEARCH FOR MORE IN DEPTH REVIEWS You Will Also Need a TV Tuner Card, So Apply Above Principle to That As Well most of ur system luks gud, again teh sound card is yur choise | Report abuse DrFlesh September 29, 2007 11:23:56 AM I'll give that a shot, so nothing stands out to be better than the norm? | Report abuse g-paw September 30, 2007 12:03:58 AM Would suggest one of these sound cards especially for music/surround http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I've decided on the HT Omega but all three have gotten good reviews. | Report abuse DrFlesh September 30, 2007 1:44:27 AM Wow thanks guys. I think I will choose the ZALMAN HD160. I like the look and the size. I don't want a lot of lights. Any thoughts? | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>ADVICE ON WHAT I NEED FOR A GOOD PC MEDIA CENTRE PLEASE> Related ressources: ForumMUST HAVE MEDIA CENTRE BY THE WEEKEND!!! ForumDVI to Component adaptor advice need for a Media Centre PC . ForumComponent advice for home media centre ForumHELP! windows media centre has hijacked my system! ForumProblem with System Recovey on Windows XP Media Centre edition Forum1st Time HTPC Build - File Server/ Media Centre ForumMedia Centre /Gaming Rig to play Shogun 2 highest settings smoothly Forummotherboard/processor recommendation for media centre ForumXP Media Centre Edition cannot join Domain network ForumRecommendations for new build - Media centre Forum"Under C$2000 Media /Gaming PC Need suggested parts" ForumDVI to Component adaptor advice need for a Media Centre PC . ForumMajority of options gone from Catalyst Control Centre since upgrading ForumUpgrade my media centre into a gaming pc for ForumMedia Centre build- guidance needed! ForumPCI compatibility question ForumNeed Advice on PSU to Power my Homemade System ForumPlease Check My New $2000 Build - THANK YOU! ForumHew Build: Please help! ForumLCD choice for gaming - what would you suggest? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !