The art of building a htpc...
Posted 31 March 2013 - 07:36 PM
I'm learning as I go here, but I'm not totally sure what to get. Size duh. H77 chip set, Ok. I know I want us 3.0. I I plan to have several storage drives, so I need the ports. I guess I'm not totally sure what else to look for in a mobo.
After reading comments on Newegg and such, I'm left meh. Most boards don't suck, some have issues. Any suggested brands?
Posted 01 April 2013 - 12:36 AM
I don't use for TV tuning since I don't pay for cable, but I have access to newsgroups and download my shows/movies automatically when they are posted (usually 10-15 after air) with apps called Sickbeard and Couchpotato, which are free. The software I use is XBMC (the actual software that you just to navigate to movies and tv shows, etc). It'll download all the meta info automatically (actors, description, art, fan art, etc). I use a remote I bought for like $20 bucks called Streamzap (with a USB IR adapter it comes with), but you can get cool Logitech remotes etc but mine does all it needs to do.
Posted 17 April 2013 - 12:24 PM