START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated Dec 2020)
After years putting off building an HTPC to run Kodi (XMBC as I mean I've been putting it off for years Smile), I finally decided to look into this more realistically. Been trying to read through the last few months of this thread, but my head is spinning, so I'm going for the "point me in the right direction" post. I've decided rather than going full HTPC, I could do more of a Kodi specific device connected to a NAS. To that end:

Looking for a device to run Kodi (and a good skin), preferably able to stream 4k smoothly. Also need ability to handle Atmos, so if I'm reading right that means able to run Kodi 17. I'd be wanting to leverage the Cinemavision add-on as well. Outside of Kodi, the only other things I'd really be interested in would be a full Web browser that I could use to stream from some sites. OS is not critical, I'd be fine with the LibreELEC build if it can handle a full browser. Most of the stuff I would be streaming would be mkv rips of my library, so I'm also not too worried about handling a zillion different codec combinations. Edit: Forgot to add, 3D capability would be a nice to have, but not critical.

From my initial skim through this thread, it seems the Odroid C2 might be a good candidate, but couldn't quite tell.

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
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
RE: START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated July 2017) - by Moebius01 - 2017-07-18, 16:19