HTPC Suggestions?


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  1. Ninja Monkey

    Ninja Monkey Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm thinking of setting up an HTPC. I know a lot of people that love the Mac Mini but I don't want to spend that much.

    I looked at some of the set top boxes but I don't know if any of them are worth it. Apple TV is lame. Boxee Box looks like it's too expensive. Roku looks cool but it doesn't look like I can stream my own media to it.

    I would really like something cheap that will allow me to stream my own media to it and possibly serve as a DVR so I can ditch my cable box.

    Any suggestions?
     

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  2. wiretap

    wiretap Well-Known Member

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    If $199 is too expensive for you, you aren't going to find anything worth-while in the HTPC arena that also serves as a DVR.. especially if you're doing HD media.
     
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    Ninja Monkey Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    No $199 isn't too much. I'm just saying that $199 for what the Boxee Box does is a rip. I would get the $100 Roku box over that.

    I would like to spend around $500 or less but I know even that's probably stretching it.
     
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    Ninja Monkey Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Cool. Thanks!
     

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