[mythtv-users] The new Acer Aspire X1200 - $459, looks great, could be a combined FE/BE
jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Jul 9 16:56:10 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 10:18:14PM +1000, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> John Drescher wrote:
> > Besides the argument that I made being about the case being the most
> > expensive part in the frontend if the price of the whole system goes
> > over $600 my SO would insist that I get a Tivo instead.
For $600 you can just get a mini, the aopen knockoff of the mini or the
Monolith variant of the same idea. Any of these "fit in" quite nicely.
Those systems can be had for a little less if you shop around a bit
(apple refurb, ebay & such).
> People under estimate the importance of the case - for a HTPC it has to be:
> - quiet
> - look good
> - cool
> These do not come cheap.
> Having said that I am *very* pleased with my Antec NSK2480 case - meets
> all three counts and it only cost AU$123
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