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Old January 5, 2013, 07:52 AM
BFighter BFighter is offline
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My System Specs

Smile HTPC under 400,- build

What will it be used for?
Solely streaming HD movies, blu-rays. Browsing on the internet, playing videos. No gaming.

What is my budget?
<400,-

What country will I buy my parts from?
The Netherlands

Brand preference?
No.

Are you using any spare parts?
Yes, I am using my LG BH10LS30 Blu-ray/DVD intern rewriter, since it has no use at all in my desktop PC. Also using an external HDD, so I don't need an internal HDD for storage in it.

What have I come up with so far?
# Omschrijving Aantal Prijs p.s. Subtotaal excl. BTW Subtotaal incl. BTW
1157661 Asus F2A85-M LE 1 60,33 60,33 60,33
1090693 Samsung 830 Series 64 GB, S-ATA III / 600, 160 MB's, 520 MB's, 2,5 Inch 1 61,15 61,15 61,15
1057512 Corsair Vengeance Low Profile Blue 4 GB, PC3-12800, 1600 MHz, 9, Non-ECC, Kit Of 2 1 23,14 23,14 23,14
1156326 AMD A4-5300 3.40 GHz, Boxed, Incl. Videochip, Dual Core 1 41,74 41,74 41,74
906412 Be Quiet! System Power 300 Watt 300 Watt, 20+24 Pins 1 28,51 28,51 28,51
1041816 SilverStone SST-ML03B Milo Geen Voeding, Zwart 1 65,29 65,29 65,29

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Subtotaal ex BTW 280,16

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Totaalbedrag ex BTW 280,16
BTW (21%) 58,83

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Totaalbedrag inc BTW 338,99

EDIT: Going for a A6 5400K and DDR3-1866 4GB RAM now.

Overclocking?
Nope.

When?
I don't know yet, we have a media player, but it's not working that well.

Resolution?
1920x1080 42" television. I don't know the refresh rate. Also connecting it to a DENON AVR receiver.

Specific technologies?
USB 3.0, SATA III, SSD for booting, HDMI.

Please criticise my build as much as possible. I am planning to put in a 1866 MHz RAM, because I read it works better with an APU. And will the A4-5300 run everything I want to run (no gaming) flawless, without any lag or so? Will I also need a Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev B, or will the stock cooler suffice?

Last edited by BFighter; January 5, 2013 at 09:52 AM.
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