Thursday, August 27, 2009

My new Low budget, low noise full HD HTPC/media center build


  • TV: Sony KDL-40V5500 - 40" Full HD LCD (here)
  • Console: PS3
  • Receiver:  Sony STR-DH800 (here)
  • Subwoofer: Apart SUBA165 (here)
  • Front/Back speakers: Apart MASK6-BL (here)
  • Center speaker: JVC
  • Keyboard/Mouse: Logitech dinovo mini
  • Motherboard: Asus P5N7A-VM
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 duo E6600
  • CPU cooler: Cosmo cool aluminium/copper hybrid edition
  • Graphic card: NVIDIA GeForce 9300 (integrated)
  • Hard disk drive OS: 1TB Western Digital AV-GP (partitioned)
  • Hard disk drive Data: 1TB Western Digital AV-GP
  • Optical disk drive: Asus combo CD/DVD-RW
  • RAM: 2x1GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2
  • Tower: Antec NSK2480 (removed one fan to reduce noise)
  • PSU: 380W 80 plus (integrated)



So far it is working perfectly! ...with low noise and great performance.
When I have used the system for some time, I will make a more thorough review of my HTPC set-up