Whether you're desperate to get Hulu and YouTube on the big screen, or just need a box to access your terabyte and a half of ripped DVDs without tethering a laptop to your TV, home media centers just make sense. But for the price of a high-end set-top box like Netgear's rather disappointing EVA 9150, most savvy buyers can't help but notice that you can get a far more functional Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 - both of which make fine media centers in themselves. Fans of both systems routinely debate which is the better box for fragging aliens and racing Ferraris, but what about if you're primarily looking to watch video, play music, and view pictures? We've taken the latest versions of both systems and compared them head to head to determine which really belongs in your home theater..
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Media Center Showdown: Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3
Posted on Saturday, Aug 15 2009 @ 03:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck