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What Media Center PC to Buy?

by abfonsy / June 10, 2011 4:43 AM PDT

Hello folks,

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Clarification Request
2GB video card?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 10, 2011 5:35 AM PDT

Odd idea. I wonder how folk know why this is overkill for 99.99% of us.

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clarification answer
by abfonsy / June 10, 2011 6:06 AM PDT
In reply to: 2GB video card?

2 GB would be at the extreme end and not necessary. i also like to get a lot of years out of my desktops by getting lots of memory. I have been using a desktop from 2004 until recently because I got it with, at the time, overkill ram and video. I also do game from time to time, especially the Total War series with large unit numbers, which eats up memory.

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TV Tuner.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 10, 2011 6:14 AM PDT

Some are miffed over the state of affairs in TV cards. For example, no more cable cards and cable companies moving to all digital encrypted content.

At least these cards are $$ and not $$$.

In your case, you lead off with a post that gives all the signs you should build it yourself.

Bob

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Custom build
by abfonsy / June 11, 2011 8:58 AM PDT
In reply to: TV Tuner.

I think the custom built will be the best option. Im going to leave out the TV card and go with a Slingbox if I want the TV through the cpu

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