My HTPC Client


  • Silverstone LC10
  • Seasonic S12 380W
  • ECS N2U400-A
  • AMD Sempron 2400+
  • Stock heatsink with SilenX 80mm fan
  • Crucial 512MB PC2700 RAM
  • Sansung Spinpoint 160GB
  • Samsung DVD-ROM
  • Gigabyte 6600 (fanless)


  • Microsoft Windows XP MCE
  • Snapstream Beyond TV Link 4
  • Snapstream Beyond Media
  • nvidia Purevideo Decoder

Silverstone LC10
Silverstone LC10 Case

  • Low cost, silent, tower case
  • 5.25″ external drive bays: 3
  • 3.25″ internal drive bays: 4
  • 120mm intake fan
  • Review:

Seasonic S12 380W Power Supply
Seasonic S12 380W Power Supply

  • Efficient, quiet power supply

ECS N2U400-A Motherboard
ECS N2U400-A Motherboard

  • nvidia nforce2 chipset
  • Good motherboard for the price

AMD Athlon XP Mobile 2500+
AMD Sempron 2400+ CPU

  • Nice, cheap CPU
  • Might replace soon to help when viewing HD content

SilenX 80mm Fn
Stock AMD heatsink w/ SilenX 80mm

  • Put a 80mm SilenX fan on the stock CPU heatsink, using a 60mm to 80mm adapter.
  • Works pretty nicely

Crucial RAM
Crucial 512MB PC2700 RAM

  • 2 sticks in dual channel

Hitachi 80GB SATA II
Samsung Spinpoint 160GB Hard Drive

  • Used for operating system and programs only

Samsung DVD-ROm
Samsung DVD-ROM

  • Reliable, silent DVD drive

Gigabyte 6600
Gigabyte 6600 AGP Video Card

  • Fanless “Silentpipe” design
  • Unofficial standard for viewing HD content

Windows XP MCE
Microsoft Windows XP MCE

  • Operating system

Snapstream Beyond TV Link
Snapstream Beyond TV Link 4

Snapstream Beyond Media
Snapstream Beyond Media

Nvidia Purevideo Logo
nvidia Purevideo Decoder

  • Used to playback recorded TV shows (in mpeg2 format) and DVD’s (in their native format)
  • Product Link

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