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790i any good for HTPC setup?

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February 13, 2010 5:32:13 PM

About to set up a HTPC with parts I already have laying around, and got a question Im hoping some of the wise folks around here might be able to help with :-)

Parts available:
-nVidia 790i Motherboard
-6GB DDR3 1333Mhz
-nVidia GeForce 8500
-Corsair HX620W PSU
-Silverstone TJ10 case
-2x WD 640GB HDD
-DVD drive
-Intel e8200 2.6Ghz CPU
-Windows 7 64bit for Media Center
-Gonna add a tuner card and remote control
-Will be runing 24/7 for TV recording, music playback, Watch full HD movies, internet surfing etc.

So my question being, is the 790i any good for a HTPC setup or should I sell it and get a different MB. And in that case, which would be recommended for this setup?

Thanks in advance.

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February 14, 2010 5:17:42 PM

Should be fine. Since you are running with a discreet video card, the chipset selection is less critical.
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