If you don't have to have a stylish case, you can build an awesome HTPC for very little money. Newegg constantly has combo deals for CPU, RAM, mobo, and a hard drive for around $150. Many of the mobos have onboard video capable of BD acceleration. throw in a $60 Bluray drive, whatever case and power supply, then you can spend your spare cash on extra storage and other add-ons like tuner cards. Eh, I guess you could purchase an OS too.
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