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upgrade a HTPC

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by carmeell.07, Sep 7, 2016.

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  1. carmeell.07

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    i need to upgrade an HTPC. I need a case, power supply, surround sound audio, and tv tuner and cable cards. could you help me by listing some including features of each and price?
     
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    There are numerous cases available. Everyone likes something different. In this case, it typically boils down to size and price. > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...Description=htpc+cases&N=100008308&isNodeId=1

    Power supply will depend largely on the hardware used (ie: cpu and video card). If you use a new motherboard with onboard video, you should only need maybe a 500w model. Current recommended brands are Seasonic and XFX.

    Audio is provided through HDMI, so the audio chipset or a sound card are not necessary.

    TV Tuner will vary based on your source (ie: OTA or cable). For cable usage, look at the HDHomeRun Prime network unit. The "cable card" is provided by your cable provider.
     
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