So I bought this BareBone H61 (ShellShocker, $59.99) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856119065
. My question is does the H61 chipset support QuickSync? If so, I'll probably build another i3-3225 HTPC, if not I'm going on the cheap and using a $40 Celeron. The 35 Watt Pentium chip at $75 is also on my radar. This one is for the bedroom so I don't need anything fancy. Thoughts? Suggestions?
That's very likely this motherboard:
Close, but no cigar. The Motherboard is the H61SP and has a much more HTPC-centric choice of connections, including 8 channel audio, HDMI and eSATA:
Went for the Amazon $109.99 i3-3225.