HTPC v.s. 'Gaming' cards
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August 21, 2010, 11:52 AM
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Rosemere, Qc, Canada
I have built HTPC's using M3N78-VW Asus mobo's with onboard 8200 video and the results are good for everything ... even blu-ray, using windows 7. This mobo uses a nvidia chipset but I was not able to get sound thru HDMI using ubuntu or mint about a year ago ...
If you don't plan on gaming, there are onboard solutions which really work well.
I used a AMD x2 7750 cpu with 2 GB ram btw.
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