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
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
Here is my "NAS Killer" build specification, this build is very flexible and can be customised for a number of different uses to suit your individual needs, from a basic home NAS to a fully fledged media server and everything in-between, and at half the price of the 'off the shelf' alternative.
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