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Old 02-15-2010, 08:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I've been given an old (XP SP1 age) HTPC-esque computer, just wondering what interesting stuff I can do with it?
I'm probably gonna stick XP SP3 and Ubuntu 9.1 on it, have a mess around with those.

Funny thing is, this has less power than my netbook:
netbook - 1.33GHz, 2GB DDR2
HTPC - unsure atm, 512MB DDR
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It's HTPCesque....so if it's powerful enough turn it into a HTPC. Should be no problem if you have a TV that accepts VGA, otherwise that board would probably have an AGP slot and you could find a card that has either a HDMI, DVI, composite, SVideo or component output.
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