[mythtv-users] The new Acer Aspire X1200 - $459, looks great, could be a combined FE/BE

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 03:14:00 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Peter VanDerWal <peter at vanderwal.us> wrote:
>> you build yourself because HTPC cases are mostly either expensive
>> (most expensive component in the machine) or absolute junk.
> I don't know about that.  I have the Antec Fusion.  It's definitely NOT
> junk and considering everything it comes with (VFD, digital control knob,
> silicone HDD mounts, dual 120mm cooling fans, 430w ps) $170 doesn't seem
> that expensive.
Well it is more expensive than the CPU ($65 to $120), more than the
ram 4GB PC6400 $75, than the hard drive 500 GB for $85, less than the
motherboard $75. I have a hard time paying more for the case than any
two components other than the case...


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