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I'm going with logitech z-5500 for the speakers
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What do you guys think about this case?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811163043
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post #14 of 47
quad core is waay to much for an htpc lemme throw together a quick one

EDIT: Do you want a Blu-Ray Burner?
Edited by GPA_Voltaire - 6/17/08 at 8:18pm
    
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post #15 of 47
The Lian Li PC-V350 is one of my favorite cases....

This guy on eBay has some nice cases as well: http://stores.ebay.com/COLORCASE_HTP...QQftidZ2QQtZkm

I'm using one.
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Phenom X3, or Athlon 4850e X2, with a 3650 and a 780G board would be perfect, ATI cards are usually better for media centers/HTPCs, because they do wonders with offloading, and their overall image quality is better, with Avivo and whatnot
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post #17 of 47
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Originally Posted by GPA_Voltaire View Post
quad core is waay to much for an htpc lemme throw together a quick one

EDIT: Do you want a Blu-Ray Burner?
A blu-ray burner would be good but I heard that are still quite slow. But yeah it would be nice.
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no burner just a reader they go for like 400 so I stayed under 650, note integrated graphics are you going on an hdtv w/ hdmi coz if so your ok with onboard if not get an ati 2900xt or something, dont need anything too fancy
    
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post #19 of 47
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The Lian Li PC-V350 is one of my favorite cases....
Yeah i like the lian-li but I also like how on the silverstone the drive bays and what not is covered on the front.
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Originally Posted by GPA_Voltaire View Post


no burner just a reader they go for like 400 so I stayed under 650, note integrated graphics are you going on an hdtv w/ hdmi coz if so your ok with onboard if not get an ati 2900xt or something, dont need anything too fancy
Looks good. Is onboard video good enough? And what hsf would fit in that case. I assume the stock intel would be louder, right?
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