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Hey guys I'm gonna need help on this build I'm gonna be using it as a torrent box and also I am gonna transfer movies and other medias to my grandmas HDTV shes getting so I can watch on the HD I am gonna use a wireless media player but use the wired option on it lol I have some HD I'm gonna put on the new build and was wondering if I will get HD picture when watching it off the pc onto the HD? well heres the build list also if you don't understand the above I will reword it.

https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion...ment+please%21
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There's no video card in the wish list. O_o
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PSU is overkill.
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Originally Posted by Retrospekt View Post
There's no video card in the wish list. O_o
I have 7600gt to put in it

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PSU is overkill.
Will it still be over kill when I put more HDD in the future?


and also whats with these raid drives I hear about? What would I need if I want to add more HDD but all the sata ports are used on the motherboard or how do I set this up??
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Thanks man for the help! still need help on this when I build it my plan is to hook up the HDD straight to the sata connector on the mobo but when I run out of connectors on the mobo and want to add more HDD?
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Thanks man for the help! still need help on this when I build it my plan is to hook up the HDD straight to the sata connector on the mobo but when I run out of connectors on the mobo and want to add more HDD?
It has 5 SATA connections dude. If you are ever using 5 HDD's and running out of space it is better to sell them and acquire bigger HDD's
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I have a better idea...

http://www.popcornhour.com/onlinestore/

I know a guy who bought one and he thinks it's amazing. All you have to do is just buy a HUGE hard drive for it and your set.

Here's a review...
http://www.digitalreviews.net/review...nk-review.html
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I have a better idea...

http://www.popcornhour.com/onlinestore/

I know a guy who bought one and he thinks it's amazing. All you have to do is just buy a HUGE hard drive for it and your set.

Here's a review...
http://www.digitalreviews.net/review...nk-review.html
I have seen those before but the reason why I'm doing this becuase im also gonna use it to put files on and other stuff but most of it is videos and be using skype and crap I forgot what else I made a list gotta look it up
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JoeUbi View Post
I have a better idea...

http://www.popcornhour.com/onlinestore/

I know a guy who bought one and he thinks it's amazing. All you have to do is just buy a HUGE hard drive for it and your set.

Here's a review...
http://www.digitalreviews.net/review...nk-review.html
That's a $180. My build is around $250 with the case... but is a few dozen times more powerful. In addition, you get video acceleration and post-processing with the HD3200.
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