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I need 2 build a beast warrior of an HTPC for poco $$
Jul 28, 2010, 10:41 PM
I am attempting to build the cheapest ever HPTC! So then, my requirements are the following:
1TB storage space
Card reader (standard CF, SD, MS etc.)
Able to run windows 7 home premium 32bit
Able to playback @ 1080p
Gaming is not necessary
I do not need the OS, monitor or peripherals.
My ideal solution I think will involve something centered around the ion/atom platform. Mini itx would be the preferable form factor. Thanks for any suggestions.
Here is my current build list
Jul 29, 2010
build beast warrior htpc poco
Jul 29, 2010, 12:24 AM
That's a fine build. go with that...
Jul 29, 2010, 3:28 AM
Your Wifi card is PCI but that ion board only has 1 PCIe-16. You'll need either a PCIe Wifi adapter or a USB Wifi adapter.
Edit - or you can opt for an ion board with onboard Wifi.
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Jul 29, 2010, 9:20 AM
$255AR : pass video via VGA/DVI to LCD TV and a 3.5mm to RCA for audio perhaps?
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