START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated Dec 2020)
- No HDMI-CEC on Intel boxes, you can add a Pulse8 HDMI-CEC adapter by replacing the Lid on some NUC's:

You need an Intel Skull Canyon NUC for HDMI 2.0, you can read all about the problems for early adopters here:

Really even an Intel i3 is overkill for Kodi use only.
HTPC's really are dinosaurs, excluding Windows - there are now powerful ARM devices priced around $100 that can pretty much do all the A/V that is required in a Kodi media player.

Comprehensive Update of Post#1 with new Hardware added


Messages In This Thread
The right box for me - by tyem - 2016-01-13, 15:29
Jesus Box - by kellyvb - 2016-03-04, 20:18
RE: START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated July 2016) - by wrxtasy - 2016-07-19, 11:26
Thanks for the Help! - by jmc15john - 2016-11-09, 16:44
Jarvis crashes and wipes - by gotthis2000 - 2017-01-10, 22:14
RE: Jarvis crashes and wipes - by nickr - 2017-01-10, 22:58
T95Z Plus Android TV Box - by gooner1971 - 2017-03-17, 13:04