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I think budget since I don't want to spend too much in that system

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post #12 of 25
But now that I am thinking the other one sound pretty tempting
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post #13 of 25
Do you need dual tuner (able to watch/record 2 channel at the same time)?

If not go with HVR-1250, otherwise go with HVR-2250.
Edited by trumpet-205 - 10/18/11 at 9:35am
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I personaly can't justify buying a new drive for a htpc when I have a perfectly good drive that spins at 5400 and loads/plays media just fine with almost no descernible difference over the few weeks I had a 7200 loaded into my htpc while awayting a replacement drive...

I say, If you already have a decently sized drive that will work, use it... that $70 could be better spend on a blu-ray reader/combo drive

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post #15 of 25
I am not planning to record any show, i just want to be able to watch HD channels in my pc and browse the internet so probably I am going with the HVR-1250
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I personaly can't justify buying a new drive for a htpc when I have a perfectly good drive that spins at 5400 and loads/plays media just fine with almost no descernible difference over the few weeks I had a 7200 loaded into my htpc while awayting a replacement drive...

I say, If you already have a decently sized drive that will work, use it... that $70 could be better spend on a blu-ray reader/combo drive

just my
I only got a 160Gb in there atm and its nowhere near enough for me seeing i am gonna use it as a torrent box to... and i download alot
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I just been looking that one up seems too be pretty good and cheap to i might end up getting that seeing im pretty poor

The remote doesnt really bother me im gonna use a wireless keyboard and mouse anyway

Im just a lil worried that GPU will lag or something

I don't think you will have any issues with the GPU, I used the card with onboard graphics at first without a problem.
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I don't think you will have any issues with the GPU, I used the card with onboard graphics at first without a problem.
ok cool

kinda

But whats a good cheap keyboard for a HTPC?

gotta be wireless with a track pad
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A cheap wireless keyboard would be the logitech k400 also has a build trackpad
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ok cool

kinda

But whats a good cheap keyboard for a HTPC?

gotta be wireless with a track pad
I agree with fritx above the Logitech K400 sounds like a good idea to get.

PC Case Gear has it for $65.
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