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Old March 8, 2013, 09:53 AM
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This reduction in size makes it perfect where portability is key, such as a LAN system, or small size such as a home theater PC.
Quoted directly from the website you posted.

HTPC's are being asked more and more to render frames in-game. They're being used as console replacements. Granted, they often don't need as much power as their desktop counterparts (less pixels on a TV compared to high end, large monitors), but still, a modicum of power is necessary.
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