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What's the best bang for your buck right now for Booksize Barebone Systems? I have a little foxconn nettop right now, but I'm not very pleased with it, it has issues sometimes running 720p even though it suppose to run 720p just fine.

I am looking to buy a better one. This time I want something that I can play 1080p on with no issues. I plan on running XBMCbuntu on it.

any suggestions?

been thinking about this one ATM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856173027

ETA: how bout this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856119050
Edited by Col. Newman - 4/13/12 at 6:42am
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For those I think you will want to run OpeneELEC on them since they are AMD gpu's. And it is the fastest form of XBMC around.
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hmm have you finalised features/duties on new HTPC? Do u need it for PVR, etc for example?
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For those I think you will want to run OpeneELEC on them since they are AMD gpu's. And it is the fastest form of XBMC around.
Does OpenELEC have more support for AMD than XBMCbuntu?


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hmm have you finalised features/duties on new HTPC? Do u need it for PVR, etc for example?

All I want it for is to watch Movies and TV shows from my server, in my bed room. It's just slaved to the XBMC install on my server (DB is synced etc.).
Edited by Col. Newman - 4/15/12 at 8:17pm
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