HOW TO: Build a quiet home theater PC

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HOW TO: Build a quiet home theater PC

Another quiet PC build, this one is a home theater – “There are a lot of Digital Video Recorders on the market right now, some cable and satellite companies will give you one with their service for a small fee. Unfortunately, most of them come with low amounts of storage, sometimes only 20 or 30 hours of regular content. Not to mention the fact that the vast majority aren’t network compatible to play files off a file server, they can’t run games, they don’t allow you to share the programs you record on other computers in the house, and they seem to be almost universally slow.” Here is how to make your own – [via] Link.

2 thoughts on “HOW TO: Build a quiet home theater PC

  1. bwente says:

    Roll your own. Come on this is Make: Go ahead and get MythTv (KnoppMyth) and put your server in the basement/closet/office and use a diskless front-end client (modified MediaMVP $80).

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