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 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 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 SolvedLaptop From Scratch? Forum SolvedThinking of building a PC for gamining and need help figuring out what I should get (starting from scratch) Forum SolvedClone a fresh install or install from scratch Forum SolvedSetting up a PC from scratch with only an HDMI monitor (TV)? Forum SolvedMore RAM or SSD for scratch disk? Forum Solved$1500 Gaming PC STARTING FROM SCRATCH Forum SolvedUpgrading components when there's possible hardware problems or starting from scratch? Forum SolvedSwapping boot drives without reinstalling from scratch Forum SolvedItching to upgrade. Where to scratch? Forum SolvedGaming Build $1800 starting from scratch .... Need Advice !!! Forum SolvedAny good guides/walkthrough for building a rig from scratch? Forum SolvedScratch on my motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !