Right after buying a TV and getting a table made I wanted a player that worked nicely with a MCE remote. I have finally zeroed down on XBMC as my default HTPC software.
I tried these:
Coral Win DVD:
Pros: Popular? 3D support.
Cons: Not free, Too slow, takes minutes to start playing movies...
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...
Hello everyone ,
I am planning to replace my HTPC case, can some point me the online stores where i can get cheap HTPC cases for ATX mobo's, my present HTPC specs are as follows:
External graphic card: AMD HD 6570
CPU: AMD A8 Quadcore
RAM: 8GB(dual channel)
MOBO: GIABYTE A75-D3H
For sale is my fully configured HTPC based on Windows 8 and XBMC installed on 1TB HDD. This is a full function HTPC, no installation or modification required, just connect the HDMI out to your TV or AVR to enjoy your favourite movies and music.
The cabinet used is Antec Remote...
After the HT bug bit me some 6 months back, I finally decided to get started with a basic AV receiver and 5.1 speakers. But, as I read more and more in hifivision, more I get confused :o
Here is my setup:
Room Size: 14x13 feet (bedroom)
Display: SONY Bravia LCD 32"
I am completely a lay man regarding this HTPC, so I kindly ask help from you all to suggest me to build a HTPC, which can
1) Play all formats (Audio & Video)
2) All types of in & outs for Audio & Video
3) Should be capable to play 3D & 7.1 Audio
4) Should be able to connect to...
A lot of people post in this HTPC subforum looking for help in configuring a miniITX pc. Unlike regular mATX size, options are even more limited in the miniITX size. Not too many good quality cases or PSUs available in India
Hence this new minipc from Asus deserves a serious look
I stumbled across this rig online, and it really struck me. What I particularly like about it is that it is a dedicated gaming rig in an HTPC chassis - it has the performance of a serious desktop, with the aesthetic of a piece of A/V equipment.
As someone who has been gaming in the living room...
I have started building my 2nd HTPC for the purpose of playing 1080p Blu ray rips.
My earlier build was AMD 350 which I have connected with my 720p Plasma. I am using it as a download rig and 24/7 file server and I am fully satisfied with it.
This time I am going to connect the new...
Wanted some advice from the HTPC Gurus for a Gaming HTPC build.
Why I need Gaming -
I'm not a hardcore gamer, will probably play for max 5-10 hrs in a week (of course if theres a new kickass game, then the number might be more) .. I like action/adventure/third person games, not a big fan of...
Acquired a ASUS E350-M1 Pro board from the US using online shipping about two months ago for a low cost htpc for a friend of mine. It is the base of this setup. I have added 4gb corsair ddr3 ram and a Iball baby 315 cabinet. this is a diskless solution so far and runs openelec and xbmc off a pen...
Dear expert i am looking for media player plus blue ray player however i am not sure if i will get it in one package.
i will prefer one system.Will i need htpc ?...
my budget is moderate around 15 to 20k..
Presently i have Marantz avr 6007, samsung smart led tv,3 tb nas wd live which...
I'm looking for a case to house my mini-ITX board + CPU. I am particularly looking for a compact solution that will fit nicely into my TV room and I'm trying to specifically locate a suitable mini-ITX case for this reason. My estimated power requirements are under 200W.
I am building a PC meant for gaming also as a source for movies and music.
Have a look at the config:
MB Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H 32GB DDR3
CPU Intel Core i5-3470 3rd Gen
SMPS Corsair Gaming Series GS600 80 PLUS Certified
Case NZXT Gamma Mid Tower
GPU Gigabyte AMD HD 7850 OC...
It is almost five months since I assembled my new HTPC. During the assembling, I could not take pictures. Recently I opened my HTPC to install a graphics card and used the chance to snap a few shots. Excuse for the low quality pics.
The Antec Fusion Remote Silver HTPC cabinet. On left side is...
I bought a Zebronics Flair cabinet for my HTPC (no PSU was included). I've assembled all other components:
Corsair 4GB DDR3 1333
Sapphire ATI Radeon HD6570
An older HDD and DVD-RW drive from a previous build.
Only thing missing is the power supply :p...
What is your budget?
Q: What is your existing hardware configuration (component name - component brand and model)
Maxtor hard drive 160 GB
Monitor - Sony Bravia 46 inch
Cabinet - Zebronics flair
SMPS - The one which come with the cabinet
Speakers - 5.1 Fenda 6000 with analog...
This is a small guide I wrote in xbmc forum on how to configure your win 7 system to get a complete htpc feel. I have discussed some of this topic in my htpc thread, but thought a dedicated thread will be useful for HTPC enthusiasts.
Warning: Eventhough I haven't experienced any problem...
Hi guys can u please sugest a good micro ATX / Mini ITX Motherboards + processor combo form my htpc. M also looking at the iball baby 306 cabinet, can u guys suggest anything better, i want something which is side mountable. I am not interested in gaming and the mobo sould have hdmi out.
I need some help or advice.
I have a simple HTPC with a Nvidia GTS 450 videocard, capable of processing 3D images and movies.
I also have a Samsung Le32a557p2f LCD TV, 60Hz...
I've downloaded some movies and watched them with PowerDVD 12 and some red/cyan glasses.
It looked pretty okay...