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Topic # 55463 5-Jan-2010 09:18
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Interesting article here on Missing Remote. Might be time to start planning my new build I think!

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  Reply # 287094 5-Jan-2010 10:01
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Very interesting, Intel have raised the bar for HTPC's having finally built all of the HD features we want into the mobo/cpu. About time really.

I will wait for version 2 low power CPU's. Probably use the i3 as my HTPC doesn't need Turbo Boost or VT-d. In fact one would hope they would make an i3 without Hyper-threading or VT at all.

Looking forward to seeing what AMD come up with in the HTPC department now.

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  Reply # 287945 7-Jan-2010 22:45
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that has definately made it on the contender list for the next upgrade. i could see the heat dropping a fair amount and the performance ramping up majorly with that kit replacing my existing amd 3500+ / 8400GS gear.

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