Today I learnt that love is blind.
The Living Room HTPC
Intel Atom N330 (dual-core)
2 GB of SO-DIMM DDR2 800 RAM
1 TB Western Digital Caviar Green HDD
ECS MD-120 HTPC Barebones with 8x Slim DVD Multi Burner
Encore Component+S-Video-to-USB Video/Audio Grabber
801.11 b/g/n USB Wireless Adapter (still need to buy)
XBMC "Camelot" version 9.11
- using default "Confluence"
Updated 07-13-2010 at 03:56 PM by Acreo Aeneas
Final Build Log
The images that make up 90% of the build log that follows are large, so before you skip off to the conclusion or another page, just give it a few minutes to download all the images. It's well worth the wait.
A Word About Comfort
If you're like me then you sweat a lot when you're couped up in a hot room that could pass for a light sauna. Before you even attempt to start building your next rig, make sure
Updated 07-16-2010 at 12:11 AM by Acreo Aeneas
Today I discovered the music Metallica for the first time.
Prior to this moment it had been a distant island on the horizon. An island that was having a loud party where you couldn't quite make out the words to the music, music you thought you might like but didn't want to make the commitment to purchase the albums to find out, to metaphorically swim to the island and be disappointed when you got there to find out it was a dance mix of the theme tune to 'The Hills'. Still a couple
In reply to Dredge's MOH Beta blog...
Originally Posted by Dredge
VoIP - Like in BC2, is being promised in the release version. There have been numerous reports and postings in the BETA threads at EA regarding this and the PC community has made its voice heard on the matter. However as it stands now, there is none in the BETA. The PS3 version of the BETA has it built into the game engine, so one would assume that it can be done for the PC verion as well. All we can do is cross our fingers and hope that Dice