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Old 05-28-2009, 12:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Any Media Center Builds? What would I need?

I was wondering how to build a media Center?

I was also wondering if it would be possible to build a receiver...

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Well a Media Center PC is just a normal rig.. some say the best media center should be quiet and can handle 1080p and I think those are some good rules to go by tbh..

I think these parts make it real different from a normal PC:
- TV Tuner Card
- Huge Hard Drive (I'm talking like 500gb or more depending on how much stuff you want to store)
- You want something that can do Blu-Ray and there are some features that I can't think off you need... o_O (If you like that thing) but I think any GPU out today could be up to the task... (like even a lowly HD 3200 can do these kind of things)
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