HTPC from scratch Tags: New Build Hardware Servers Systems Product Last response: May 14, 2010 12:01 AM in Systems Share oddsrule May 11, 2010 10:00:11 PM Hello, I'm completely lost when it comes to selecting hardware. I'm trying to build a system which will primarily server as an HTPC, but I would also like to use it as a test VM server. What is a good motherboard/CPU pair to start off with? Thanks More about : htpc scratch rwpritchett May 11, 2010 10:49:11 PM Please follow the format in the sticky: *How To Ask For New Build Advice* Then we can help you out. m 0 l erick81 May 12, 2010 2:49:14 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I love both of these for a solid HTPC and very good for virtualization. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer eloric May 14, 2010 12:01:34 AM Not bad choices - won't need a separate GPU, since it is integrated. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources HTPC Build from scratch, under $500 (less preferred) Forum HTPC/home theatre from Scratch Forum SolvedGraphic Card scratch from back of card Forum SolvedFirst time gaming computer from scratch -- will this work? Forum SolvedDesktop from scratch r9 280x Vaporx Forum SolvedCustom PC for Streaming - Building from scratch, did I choose well? Forum SolvedNew build from scratch. 2000-2700 usd budget Forum Solved$850 Gaming PC from scratch Forum SolvedBuilding a pc from scratch Forum SolvedBuilding from scratch Forum Solvedhow to fix scratch on processor Forum SolvedUpgrading or new build, what to keep or start from scratch? Forum SolvedChoosing between Pre-built and from scratch gaming pc Forum SolvedHow bad is it to use SSD as Scratch Disk? Forum SolvedWired mouse makes computer have scratch noises. Forum SolvedHow hard and stressful is it to build a PC from scratch for the first time? Forum SolvedInstallation of Win7 from scratch? Forum SolvedScratch build - components check list Forum SolvedBuild from scratch, bundle, or just buy pre-built from big box store? Forum SolvedLaptop From Scratch? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !