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 Solvedsteam machine htpc Forum SolvedMaking new system HTPC for gaming and steam machine.HELP ): Forum Steam Machine/ HTPC/ Gaming rig around $500 Forum Upgrading HTPC to a gaming machine. Need advice. 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 Solvedbuilding htpc with AMD cpu Forum SolvedConverting old PC into HTPC Forum Solvedlow budget htpc build Forum SolvedIs the integrated graphics in the Intel Pentium G3258 sufficient for HTPC use? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !