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post #1 of 5 Old 05-24-2013, 07:11 PM - Thread Starter
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Hello everyone! I'm looking for opinions on this Mini Barebones system as an HTPC: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856205007

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i'm a huge inifitv fan so anything you can get that can fit a pci card will be good, and obviously that can't frown.gif
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That is true but with the infinitv6 Ethernet out and the hdhomerun prime it's not that much of an issue anymore :-)
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I think the general consensus on the forum is to stay away from atom. I was really tempted by a zotac zbox that had a bluray drive but I'm glad I went with a full sized CPU. Video will play on it, but navigating menus,streaming web video, etc will give you problems and you won't have any room to grow

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I think the general consensus on the forum is to stay away from atom. I was really tempted by a zotac zbox that had a bluray drive but I'm glad I went with a full sized CPU. Video will play on it, but navigating menus,streaming web video, etc will give you problems and you won't have any room to grow

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