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My first HTPC build...

Discussion in 'Ongoing HTPC Projects' started by Len Lekx, January 11, 2018.

  1. Len Lekx

    Len Lekx Portal Member

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    While I've built my own PCs for years now, this is the first time I've built one to be a dedicated HTPC.

    Right now, the hardware is pretty much done. The details:

    Mainboard: ASUS ROG Stryx B350F-Gaming
    CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700X 8-core, 16-thread 3.4GHz
    CPU Cooler: BeQuiet! Shadow Rock LP
    PSU: EVGA SuperNova 750 G2 Gold
    GPU: ASUS GeForce GTX1060 Dual - 3GB
    RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws V 2X8GB DDR4 3000MHz
    Boot Drive: Adata XPG SX8000 256GB m.2 SSD
    Media Storage: WD Gold 10TB and SeaGate IronWolf 10TB - to be configured as redundant storage
    Temp. Storage: Kingston 256GB SSD
    Optical Drive: ASUS internal 16X BDXL Blu-Ray writer
    Case: Silverstone Grandia GB-09B
    Keyboard: IOGear wireless compact w/Optical trackball and scroll wheel
    Tuners: Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800
    AverMedia AverTV HD/Analog capture card

    (Waiting on the USB-UIRT IR blaster I ordered last week...)

    Software: (yet to be installed...)
    OS: Win10 64-bit
    Media Player: MediaPortal 2
    DVD Ripper/converter: Pavtube Bytecopy (Once I pay for it...)
    MakeMKV and Handbrake as secondary
    VCR Capture: Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter

    Once I get the software installed, I'll have to rewire my current home-theater setup to get rid of redundant cabling and do some component rearranging. SUCH fun... :ROFLMAO:

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