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Hey do u think i could use the HP ProLiant MicroServer as a HTPC, it has a 16x PCI-e so you could put a decent low profile GPU but im wondering if the Dual core @ 1.3gz would be enough.

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http://www.ebuyer.com/product/253305

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Well, the onboard video supports hardware decode acceleration already so you don't really need to get a separate video card... Performance-wise, it's probably on par with Atom/ION or Zacate. I personally have an Atom/ION set-up and it works well for most standard stuff (Blu-ray, HD MKV, HD OTA, etc). Unfortunately, I've got some obscure stuff (Asian dramas in Real Media format, mostly) that it can't handle very well.
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