HTPCs don't have to be much different than your typical computer, but a few key areas do need to be addressed. Just as with a typical desktop computer, there are limitations to what certain configurations can achieve, but customizing the hardware and software can enhance the experience to the point where it may threaten the existence of some of your more traditional home electronics components.
Read on over at BigBruin to learn more.
HTPC primer, part I - video and audio
Posted on Saturday, October 22 2005 @ 10:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck