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Gigabyte Brix Pro GB-BXi7-4770R Mini-PC Review

Gigabyte Brix Pro GB-BXi7-4770R Mini-PC Review For home theater PC (HTPC) “small” is another word for “compromise”. Thankfully, the amount required by our miniscule content consumption devices has decreased exponentially over the last few years. There is still a price demanded however, tiny systems require slower mobile integrated processor graphics (IPG) to drive them. We …

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NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Smart AC1900 Wi-Fi Router Review

NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Smart AC1900 Wi-Fi Router Review Nothing can deliver the raw capability of Gigabit Ethernet when it comes to pushing large amounts of data around the home. Unfortunately, in many homes it just is not practical to pull Cat-6 through the walls, so other methods must be found to enable the demands of …

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Fractal Design ARC MINI R2 Micro-ATX Mid Tower Chassis Review

Fractal Design ARC MINI R2 Micro-ATX Mid Tower Chassis Review Over the last few years Fractal Design has cultivated a reputation for delivering intelligent, quiet, and well-built PC cases that do not require breaking the bank. With solid steel construction, ample storage options, and three hydraulic bearing Silent Series R2 fans (2x 120mm, 1x 140mm) …

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Grace Digital GDI-BTSP201 Bluetooth Bookshelf Speakers Review

Grace Digital GDI-BTSP201 Bluetooth Bookshelf Speakers Review We reviewed the previous generation Grace Digital Internet Stereo System over two years ago, and while we loved it then, the world of audio has continued to evolve as users grow more and more attached to their mobile devices. That’s where the GDI-BTSP201 Bluetooth Bookshelf Speakers come to …

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Fractal Design DEFINE XL R2 Computer Chassis Review

Fractal Design DEFINE XL R2 Computer Chassis Review When one is considering what chassis to use for their home theater or server build, a lot of factors come into play. In the past a traditional home theater PC build contained a small or desktop (horizontal) style chassis to help blend in with the AV stack, …

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ASUS RT-AC66U AC1750 Wireless 802.11AC Router Review

ASUS RT-AC66U AC1750 Wireless 802.11AC Router Review When you cannot install Ethernet throughout your house there are a few options available, but none tantalize the same way as 802.11AC’s promise of Gigabit-esque bandwidth with ease of wireless installation. Admittedly the recent trend in marketing routers by summing their potential speed is a bit confusing, but …

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Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK HTPC Review

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK HTPC Review For home theater PC (HTPC) enthusiasts the news that Intel was leaving the retail motherboard market cut deeply. After all, many of the features we have come to expect, like an Intel network interface card (NIC), consumer infrared (CIR), and outstanding stability along with innovations specific to our market, …

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Ceton InfiniTV6 PCIe Digital Cable Tuner Review

Ceton InfiniTV6 PCIe Digital Cable Tuner Review Six is a good number – even better when it is equated to the number of tuners in your current HTPC. Obviously it is possible to get by with less, but after considering EPG overlaps, a couple children and the spouse – what was an impossible luxury not …

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Fractal Design Node 304 White SFF Chassis Review

Fractal Design Node 304 White SFF Chassis Review Fractal Design has made themselves a reputation for quality and attractive chassis that can serve as capable as a gaming system just as it would in your living room as your home theater PC (HTPC). With the Node 304 White enclosure, Fractal Design is offering a small …

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