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great HD Entertainment Center?

hello people,
I was doing a little research on various HD Entertainment Centers because I really like the idea of all-in-one setup and sync with a computer over home network.
does anyone come across of any great systems? I am talking about something like Alienware Hangar18 or Velocity CineMagix Grand Theater Entertainment System.
latest technologies would be nice. something that I am really looking for is DVR feature, 1080p, Blu-Ray (possibly), HDMI (1.3 maybe), wireless connection to a router, speaker connections for 5.1 system (speakers and a sub).
please share any experiences and opinions. I'd really appreciate it.
thanks in advance,

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any opinions at all?!

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anyone?! please throw some opinions at me, I'm really curious about those things.
thanks in advance again,

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mr. bug my 1.5 cents worth

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First I dont like the idea of interfacing computor with home theater system to many problems and very complex. Also most folks agree that h.t.i.b. systems suck . Its best to do a little homework and use seperate componets A sweet d.v.d. player and hi-def cable or satellite should give you tons of hi-def joy steweee

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I haven't had much luck

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I've got my TV conected to my TV via DVI connection. I'm very disappointed with the picture quality I'm getting. At one time, I invisioned being able to down load movies from the net and being able to skip Blockbuster. I'ts a new computer with a bettr than average graphics card.

Rusty

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I like mine

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I just have a decent dell laptop and it is hooked to my 42" LCD via standard monitor cable and the picture on the TV is better than on my laptop.

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HD entertainment center

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The main components of a HD entertainment center are a large screen television, Blu-ray player, and a surround sound system. Also, there are plenty of other entertainment devices that are useful but not really essential, such as the satellite receiver, video game console
, media player, and universal remote.

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