Build: HTPC/Steambox

Introduction: This is my living room HTPC / Steambox setup designed for home theater, HDTV/PVR and light gaming. My requirements for this build boiled down to the following: Living Room Use Quiet Compact/Discrete Low Power This build differs from my other HTPC as it's going to be used for light gaming, it wont however need to play … Continue reading Build: HTPC/Steambox

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Build: Budget HTPC

Introduction: This is my current HTPC setup which i originally built 2 years ago and has served me well since. It's a low powered net-top, which means it can be left on 24/7 if needed which is useful for a personal video recorder (PVR) and easily hidden away behind your TV screen or underneath in … Continue reading Build: Budget HTPC

Build: Ultimate Year 2000 gaming build

Specs: Motherboard: Asus CUSL2 CPU: Intel Pentium3 1000mhz 133mhz bus 256kb cache Memory: 512mb Kingston 3 euro CPU cooler: Fanner Tech HawkStream II 2 euro Case: Coolermaster ATC201 20 euro PSU: 300watt Aopen Videocard: 3DFX Voodoo5 5500 64mb agp 40 euro Soundcard: Sound Blaster Live Platinum 5.1 with Live! Drive IR Soundcard: Terratec EWS88MT Networkcard: … Continue reading Build: Ultimate Year 2000 gaming build