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Old July 1, 2013, 07:40 PM
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Default Old server -> HTPC w/ XMBC front

Hey guys,

Im planning to redo my server (see sig) and the old one will be assigned to be a HTPC w/a XBMC front.

CPU + Mobo, 2GB of RAM will be used and a small HD running Win 7 + XBMC. Is my MOBO good enough to play 1080p content? Or do i need to add a GPU?

What GPU you guys recommend? No gaming on this HTPC. Strictly 1080p playback and general web browsing.
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Gaming Rig:

-Swiffy MCP35x X2 & 240 Rad, (2) 480 EX XSPC Rad, Heatkiller rev. 3.0, i7 3930k @ 4.7 Ghz, 16 GB G.SKILL F3, Asus Rampage IV Extreme, XFX R9 290 w/ XPSC WB, Crucial M4 128GB & 240 GB Intel 530, (5) 3 TB Toshiba Drive, Corsair AX1200, Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit

HTPC Rig:

-AMD 1100T, Gigabyte UD5, 16 GB G.Skill RAM, Asus 650ti Boost, 500 GB WD Black, (5) 2 TB WD Green, (1) 3 TB Toshiba HD, (1) 2 TB Samsung F4, Fractal Design R3, Antec 650 watt PS, Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
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