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#1 Nemo

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 03:52 AM

Abit AN-M2HD High Definition Motherboard Review

I want my HTPC! Many of us have been saying this lately; with the prices of computer components dropping and just becoming frustrated with all the wires that need to be ran from all the separate components when you build a normal home theater, it just might be easier to have everything come from one source. How many of you have tons of movies lying around collecting dust in, on or hidden in shelves, racks or closets? It always seems the day that you want to pull out that copy of Animal House or Van Wilder, you spend more time searching for the disk than the time it would actually take to watch the movie.


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Posted 08 August 2007 - 08:05 AM

good review raven ... makes me want to get one to replace my asus pos


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Posted 08 August 2007 - 03:42 PM

Having read all of these reviews about HTPC motherboards makes me want to save up and build one again :P

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 03:50 PM

You can turn off HDMI sound - hooray!

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 03:55 PM

You can turn off HDMI sound - hooray!


Not being able to do that was one of my biggest qualms about using the HDMI connector as then I wouldn't be able to use my surround sound system. But now this is no longer an issue! :D

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 03:58 PM

Not being able to do that was one of my biggest qualms about using the HDMI connector as then I wouldn't be able to use my surround sound system. But now this is no longer an issue! :D


Now all I need is the same feature on a C2D mATX board.

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 04:03 PM

also, is there any chance of testing out what on-board HD decoder was like?

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