New HTPC build

mandrax

Standard Member
It's was time to build a new HTPC as my 2 year old ER1401 had gave up the ghost . Not a bad nettop for £100 mark that ran 24/7 for 2 year .Antway back to my new build

This is for my bedroom where it will run on my 26" LCD as a media / web browser/ Torrent machine .

Mobo-Gigabyte GA-E350N E-350D A45 FCH VGA HDMI 7.1 Channel Audio mITX Motherboard ,£43.43
Case with PSU- Coolermaster Elite 120 Advanced Mini ITX Case With Elite 500W PSU,£44.99
Ram- Kingston 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM (Kit of 2) HyperX black Series,£24.51
HDD-Wd 500gb Caviar Black 64mb 7200pm 3.5 Inch Desktop Sata 6gb/sec Internal Hdd,£45.83
O.Drive-Liteon Ihas120 20x Dvd±rw (dual ±r)/ram Sata Drive,£10.82

All the gear came in at £200 from ebuyer


To start I know the PSU is well overrated but it's came as a offer and would have cost me £20 extra for a Be Quiet Pure Power L7 300W PSU which I intended to use and will replace with later when I build my A6 FM2 build .It's been a few year since I build a pc so this should be interesting

If you can see anything I have missed or that's not compatible please let me know ,all comments welcome
 

rojgelf

Distinguished Member
Looks fine, if you are happy with the e350. I'd swap for a bequiet 300w l7, but as you say offer is decent if you can use the psu somewhere else later. I'd be tempted to go for 1600Mhz ram if its not much more, just because the amd APU chips give better graphics at 1600 - not checked if the e350 does too, but if you swap to your a6 later you will be covered.

Prices certainly are good nowadays.
 

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