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Windows 7: Thoughts on tiny HTPC/Media server?

02 Feb 2015   #1
FuturDreamz

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Thoughts on tiny HTPC/Media server?

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The purpose of this system is to act as a Media HTPC/server that can also play Steam games by streaming from a proper (more powerful) gaming pc. It will host my movie and music collection for the household but will be basically handle any media requests you throw at it (although Steam games will be streamed from a more powerful system, currently my laptop).

The current drives are currently placeholders (as there's only one M.2 and bluray optical on Newegg.ca, and I might eventually resort to streaming media from a desktop PC with a whole RAID of drives), but everything else I think is good. I have a couple valid Windows 7/8 licenses from my college dreamspark program that I can use for this. I have not yet thought out the software and input devices.

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