HTPC Machine Tags: Build Linux Systems Last response: April 6, 2010 4:43 AM in Systems Share nunyez April 5, 2010 4:38:49 PM I definitely want to build a Linux machine with XBMC Media Center. I have had an eye on this newegg combo: http://secure.newegg.com/Shopping/AddToCart.aspx?Submit... The nvidia ion seems like the obvious choice because of Linux support and VDPAU decoding for 1080 content. Want to build own vs preassembled ion systems as I am interested in upgrading to ion's successor when it is available/affordable. Budget: $350-400 for system Remote control recommendation appreciated Large hard drive not required as I have a media server More about : htpc machine Alvin Smith April 6, 2010 4:43:25 AM You might consider the LATEST ATOM/ION2 build ... bet that would work ... Also look at this (explore the manufacturer's links, ... Tom's reviews, etc). http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... These are the cheapest (yet capable) nVidia HTPC options I know of. = Al = m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrading HTPC to a gaming machine. Need advice. Forum Solvedsteam machine htpc Forum SolvedMaking new system HTPC for gaming and steam machine.HELP ): Forum Steam Machine/ HTPC/ Gaming rig around $500 Forum SolvedHTPC from an extra machine Forum £900 Micro ATX Gaming/HTPC Machine Forum I need help building a quiet/sexy gaming and HTPC machine Forum HTPC - Graphics card for old machine Forum Overheating GT430 in htpc machine Forum Need Advice on Budget HTPC/Web Machine Forum Upgrade Old Machine for HTPC Forum $1000 Combo HTPC-Gaming-DVR Machine Forum HTPC/Hardcore Gaming Machine Forum Converting an older games machine into a HTPC Forum Htpc + decent work machine - is it possible? Forum $2000 New Build for running Virtual machines / HTPC /File Server Forum Solved4k HTPC graphics card recommendations Forum SolvedWindows 8 iso virtual machine? Forum SolvedFPS drops in every game [good machine] Sorry Forum SolvedAMD HTPC Build Cyberpower PC Syber Vapor need advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !