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Old February 21, 2010, 10:35 PM
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Probably not what you're looking for but I thought I'd float this idea out there. I'm assuming your looking for a slick design so it will fit in with the rest of your equipment... What about buying a piece of equipment (used and dead so it's cheap) that matches the rest of your gear and gut it and put a PC in there? I use an HK receiver because (I hear) they're pretty good and I really like the look of them. I'm probably going to pick up blown one and gut the chassis and do that for my setup so I have a matching pair.

I find it annoying that since most HTPCs are minimal mid/low power systems that generally require only an optical drive and a couple HDDs so nothing special at all engineering wise, that you have to get into the many hundreds of dollars to get something nice.

... again just a thought
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