Looking to set up a media server, back up station and a surveillance device at home and have been reading up on the benefits of using a mac mini for all of those tasks.
1. Mac Mini 2.5 GHz dual core i5 processor with 500GB HDD and 4GB RAM (Could also go in for the quad core i7 1TB...
I recently got new Motherboard, CPU and PSU.
CPU - AMD fx6100
GPU - 9800GS
PSU - Antec VP650 (not at all happy with the purchase due to its noise performance esp. considering our craving for best audio experience)
4gb DDR3 1333 (Not sure if that makes much diff though :))
My apartment has a generator that kicks in automatically when the power fails. The problem is that it takes about 20 seconds for the generator to start and supply the juice to the apartment. Because of this the set top box powers off and I have to wait for it to initialize before I can resume...