I currently have a HTPC with Windows Media Center 2005
It was a very good machine in the day, but it's time to do an upgrade/rebuild.
I plan on using Windows 7 and media center as the preferred gui
My family was very happy with the HTPC
The HTPC must be quiet or close to silent.
The current setup that will be updated from
I built this HTPC from scratch and used the following full ATX case.
My Digitalis Vision II HTPC
Windows MCE 2005
Asus P4C800-E Deluxe
Canterwood, P4/3.0 GHz 800Mhz 478P/512K HT RT
(2) 300GB Maxtor Diamond Max Plus SATA 16Mb buffer RAID0 600 Gigabytes
(2) 500GB Maxtor DiamondMax11 SATA 3.0 set to 1.5
in Vantec EZ-Swap MRK-300ST SATA hard drive racks
Corsair 1GB TWINX1024-3200LL
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro
Pioneer DVR-106 Black Drive
Asus Radeon 9600XT/TVD/128M 8X
with ZALMAN VF700-CU 2 Ball VGA cooler installed
(1) Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-500MCE
(1) VBOX Cat's Eye DTA-150 ATSC Terrestrial HDTV Receiver
Microsoft MCE Remote 2005 / Microsoft MCE Remote Keyboard / Logitech Cordless MX Duo
SeaSonic S12-500 ATX12V 500W Power Supply, Vantec ThermoFlow 60mm Case Fans