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@katana2k3

I will be running either 32 or 64 bit windows 7.

@trumpet-205

Thanks! I won't be using it for games strictly 1080p playback and stream media.
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Intel i7-3930K Asus Rampage IV Extreme EVGA GTX 680 SC Signature + Backplate SLI Crucial Ballistix Elite 32GB 1866Mhz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
Crucial M4 256GB Western Digital Caviar Black 1.5TB 64MB Antec Kuhler 920 (Sycthe GT AP-15 x2) Asus VG278H + Asus VK278Q  
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post #12 of 13
look on here for any older 1156 sets. I just sold one last week. This was a killer htpc rig with onboard HDMI @1080p.
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Intel 2500k EVGA Z68 micro sli 2 EVGA GTX 670s Corsair Vengence 16gb 
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Curcial M4 126gb WD 1tb Koolance 240/360 rad, PMP 450s pump, 370 si blo... 10 Bitfenix Spectre Pro PWN fans 
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Curcial M4 126gb WD 1tb Koolance 240/360 rad, PMP 450s pump, 370 si blo... 10 Bitfenix Spectre Pro PWN fans 
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post #13 of 13
You don't need a TV tuner for HULU and Netflix, just for OTA TV or hooking up to a STB for cable or satellite.
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Phenom II 830 x4 Gigabyte GA-880GM-D2H MSI GTX 460 Hawk 12 gigs (2x2 and 2x4) Corsair DDR3 1600 
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Samsung  Samsung DVD-RW  Samsung DVD-RW  Cooler Master Hyper 212+ 
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Windows 7 Pro x64 ASUS VH242H 23.6" Logitech MX 3200 Wireless Antec Neo Eco 620 
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Antec P-180 Mini Logitech MX 3200 Wireless Crucial m4 128  
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AMD Athlon II X2 210e Gigiabyte MA785GMT-UDH2 ATI Radeon HD 4200 G.Skill Sniper 
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Phenom II 830 x4 Gigabyte GA-880GM-D2H MSI GTX 460 Hawk 12 gigs (2x2 and 2x4) Corsair DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung  Samsung DVD-RW  Samsung DVD-RW  Cooler Master Hyper 212+ 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 ASUS VH242H 23.6" Logitech MX 3200 Wireless Antec Neo Eco 620 
CaseMouseOther
Antec P-180 Mini Logitech MX 3200 Wireless Crucial m4 128  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II X2 210e Gigiabyte MA785GMT-UDH2 ATI Radeon HD 4200 G.Skill Sniper 
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OCZ SSD Seagate SSHD Corsair A50 WHS 2011 
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