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ANTEC ISK300-65's hidden PSU Spec
#46
(2012-04-08, 23:50)waver123 Wrote: Okay after such enthusiastic endorsement from eskro I went ahead and order a shuriken 2.....will let you guys know how it goes

I'm not sure why but I start imagining what it's like if eskro becomes a car salesman .... Smile

I think he is.... newegg is out ..... just ordered from ebay......
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#47

yes amazon is also out....I also ordered mine from ebay....
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#48
(2012-04-09, 01:05)waver123 Wrote: yes amazon is also out....I also ordered mine from ebay....

Cool... so what parts more have you ordered? well what set-up u going to run? Rofl
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#49
no wonder why their out of stock huh!
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#50
(2012-04-09, 02:25)Beer40oz Wrote: Cool... so what parts more have you ordered? well what set-up u going to run? Rofl

I think I ended up very close to the components you'd for your new build (I called it eskro/beer influence....)

Case: Antec ISK 100 (reusing old case, will see how tight it fits)
APU: AMD A6-3500
Mobo: ASRock A75M-ITX
Memory: 2G Corsair XMS 1600 (have some lying around)
SSD: Patriot Torqx 2 32GB
CPU Cooler: Scythe BIG Shuriken 2

will be running openelec.



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#51
(2012-04-09, 02:56)waver123 Wrote: APU: AMD A6-3500

will be running openelec.
Unfortunately, these two don't go a long well.....you might want to consider adding this "ASUS GT520-1GD3-CSM GeForce GT 520".....

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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#52
I called it eskro/beer influence.... I like that Smile makes me feel special...
Sweet.... this stuff is fun.
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#53
(2012-04-09, 03:02)bluray Wrote: Unfortunately, these two don't go a long well.....you might want to consider adding this "ASUS GT520-1GD3-CSM GeForce GT 520".....

Hmm is there some known issue with openelec and a6? I've read people's thread running A6/A8 in the openelec forum I assume it's straightforward install (like my zacate).

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#54
(2012-04-09, 03:45)waver123 Wrote:
(2012-04-09, 03:02)bluray Wrote: Unfortunately, these two don't go a long well.....you might want to consider adding this "ASUS GT520-1GD3-CSM GeForce GT 520".....

Hmm is there some known issue with openelec and a6? I've read people's thread running A6/A8 in the openelec forum I assume it's straightforward install (like my zacate).
For OpenElec, Nvidia is easier than AMD. Most users choose A6 and A8 for Windows 7 to enjoy Netflix, bitstreaming, etc. But you can give it a shot with OpenElec......

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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#55

Thanks bluray... all my htpc boxes @ home are openelec (including 2 e350) so was going to stick with it for this build.... will see how it goes, if not I can always install win7 on it.
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#56
(2012-04-09, 18:35)waver123 Wrote: Thanks bluray... all my htpc boxes @ home are openelec (including 2 e350) so was going to stick with it for this build.... will see how it goes, if not I can always install win7 on it.
Yes, I heard a lot of good things about E350+Openelec but I have not hear much on other APU.......if you need W7, I bought this "Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Full" for my daughter. It is branded as Dell, but it work fine with Sony laptop.....for $67, it come with disc and key...!

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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#57

bluray,
Thanks for the offer, I actually have a win7 family pack so I'll be good to go.

My a6+mb is already delivered according to amazon....can't wait to get home Smile
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#58
time to play waver123!!
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#59
(2012-04-10, 00:06)waver123 Wrote: bluray,
Thanks for the offer, I actually have a win7 family pack so I'll be good to go.

My a6+mb is already delivered according to amazon....can't wait to get home Smile

So you going to build it? let me know how well it goes with the stock isk-100 case you have... I believe its 80w right?
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#60
ANTEC says 90W --> http://store.antec.com/Product/enclosure...170-2.aspx
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