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Originally Posted by GeorgeKIn the Gaming Workhorse, do you mean Asus Xonar DX for the soundcard? I thought the DS was PCI and that board doesn't have any PCI slots!...
Originally Posted by CarrieGood to see it back. Now tell me to ****** off if you like, but how about an additional category for htpc since there's a lot of it about and most people would be looking for sff with a different emphasis?
Originally Posted by CarrieGood to see it back. Now tell me to ****** off if you like, but how about an additional category for htpc since there's a lot of it about, frequent questions on recommendations and most people would be looking for sff with a different emphasis?
Originally Posted by cookie! nom nomyay :D
Originally Posted by CombatusIt is something we've been considering but we'll need to get some HTPC-specific gear through our lab first in order to make some recommendations. I'd be interested to hear what's people's budget for such a system is too - the bare minimum to handle 1080p content, Netflix and BBC iPlayer HD, or something a little fancier?
Originally Posted by CombatusWell spotted GeorgeK. I've updated the system to now include the DX.
Originally Posted by TangsterQuote:Originally Posted by CombatusWell spotted GeorgeK. I've updated the system to now include the DX.Not the DGX? I assume because you haven't had one in for testing?
I was also somewhat surprised by the 3770K in the premium player, I was expecting an X79 system.
Originally Posted by mikkigHave we got to the point now that there isn't a need for a Highpoint card to run the SDD and hard drives off at 6gps?
Originally Posted by rollosli 680s with the same cpu you mensioned used less than 500 watts of power in an andtech review under full load and that was whilst overclocked to the hilt (http://www.anandtech.com/show/5787/ibuy-power-erebus-gt-review-ivy-bridge-and-nvidias-geforce-gtx-680-in-sli/4)
what in the crazy world do you need 1200 watts of power for in the premium player overkill is not the word id use.
most new mobos have native 6gbs ports that are faster than the high point card that was needed in the pre sandybridge days.
SSDs in most systems is nice to see wont be longer before its every system i feel now
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