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Im trying to throw together a good media pc with theese parts
Stupid mini Foxconn mobo
Celeron northwood 2.8
Radeon 128mb 9200se or Geforce 440mx
120gb harddrive
tuner card havent decided
512mb of corsair value
LG h10n dvd+-rdl burner
Will this make a decent media center pc?
Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 4
aslong as you can run it with low speed fans it will be great.

I would use the 9200 if it has a passive heatsink, and also if it has more memory.

If your wanting to do HD media centre i would advise atleast a 6600gt
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Well i dont have the 9200 but i can get it,will the geforce 440 64 work?its passivly cooled and what should i use mythtv or mce?
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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post #4 of 4
im not really ton knowledge with these setups but i will be learning soon.

Tbh go with whatever your more comforabtle and can afford

PS 4400 will be ok aslong as your not running HD video through otherwise you will see some lagg
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