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 = Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHTPC - Graphics card for old machine ForumOverheating GT430 in htpc machine ForumOdd build: Basic HTPC + Multiple dedicated game servers on one machine ForumHTPC from an extra machine ForumConverting an older games machine into a HTPC ForumHtpc + decent work machine - is it possible? Forum$1000 Combo HTPC -Gaming-DVR Machine ForumHTPC /Hardcore Gaming Machine Forum$2000 New Build for running Virtual machines / HTPC /File Server ForumNeed Advice on Budget HTPC /Web Machine ForumMy HTPC config Forum1st time budget HTPC ForumNew HTPC / Server / Gaming Rig ForumFirst ITX/ HTPC Build. Missing anything? ForumHTPC ForumNeed Help. First HTPC Build Don't know where to begin ForumUpgrade Old Machine for HTPC ForumIs this gaming PC okay? ForumNew General Purpose HTPC Forum[Solved] HTPC Atom-ION - Help me with few things.. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !