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Need advice on cheap motherboard and CPU for HTPC
Feb 11, 2013, 12:30 PM
have 2 old PCs and a lot of spare parts from a recent build. I was about to throw out the old PCs due to lack of room and my brother asked how much would it cost to make a HTPC for him.
How much could I make a cheap HTPC for? Hoping for as cheap as possible.
Things I would need:
Not sure if he will need a video card for just watching movies on VLC?
All the rest I could salvage from the old computers, it would need to be a ATX or mATX board.
Preference for AMD but not a necessity.
Feb 11, 2013
need advice cheap motherboard htpc
Feb 11, 2013, 2:45 PM
If all you need is a motherboard and CPU, then just grab yourself an FM2 board and a trinity CPU. No video card needed. It will do everything you need for HTPC use.
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