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Topic # 59146 28-Mar-2010 16:04
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Intel Celeron LGA775 Dual core E3400 (2.6Ghz/1MB cache/800Mhz FSB)
Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L G31 mATX motherboard
2Gb Corsair ddr2-667 ram
Leadtek 8500GT
Western Digital Green Hard drive(s)
Samsung Blu-ray Drive
Hauppauge Nova-T-500 Dual DVB-T Tuner
Creative Soundblaster Xtreme X-Fi XtremeGamer Soundcard
Antec NSK2480B Case w/ 380w Antec Earthwatts PSU

So yeah, that's basically it. Want it to be able to record freeview HD and do blu-ray playback. Oh, and I already have these parts,
just wondering if it will suffice. If you have any suggestions for improvements that would be great :) 

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  Reply # 312098 28-Mar-2010 17:25
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That sort of set up for that sort of use would be fine i would think




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  Reply # 312100 28-Mar-2010 17:28
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  Reply # 312116 28-Mar-2010 18:00
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CYaBro: Will a Celeron CPU be OK for Freeview|HD and bluray?


That's what I'm wanting to know as well :P 

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  Reply # 312125 28-Mar-2010 18:23
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alskdj:
CYaBro: Will a Celeron CPU be OK for Freeview|HD and bluray?


That's what I'm wanting to know as well :P 


assuming all the graphics processing is offloaded to the GPU (as it should be) then the celeron should be fine.




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  Reply # 312163 28-Mar-2010 19:49
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alskdj:
CYaBro: Will a Celeron CPU be OK for Freeview|HD and bluray?


That's what I'm wanting to know as well :P 


assuming all the graphics processing is offloaded to the GPU (as it should be) then the celeron should be fine.


Exactly what i think, for video playback a CPU like that should be fine, its just graphics power and a good amount of RAM that would be the most important




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  Reply # 312165 28-Mar-2010 19:53
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With the right codec, and that video card your cpu should be fine.  I have the 8600gt video card and my cpu is an amd 3600 dual core.

The 8500 was supposed to be the minimum for h.264 decoding onboard.




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  Reply # 312223 28-Mar-2010 22:06
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So everything is sweet? 

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  Reply # 312237 28-Mar-2010 22:32
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alskdj: So everything is sweet? 


Should be yeah




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  Reply # 312258 29-Mar-2010 00:35
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If you already own everything then it's not really an issue as you can test it yourself. :)






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  Reply # 312436 29-Mar-2010 15:41
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I could, but since I can only assemble it when I'm free ( Easter :) ), it would suck to have to re-install everything at a later date

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