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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    modular would be great, hope you find a quality one. Be sure to post pics!
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    It is VERY quiet. I run the 120mm fans on low and I don't use the minja fan at all and have had zero probs. My only negative to this build is the placement of the northbridge and pci-e 1x slot. I...
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    Sure, sorry about that :) This is my post from the hauppauge forums:

    Hey all,
    After MUCH research and trial and error I FINALLY got Vista Media Center to recognize my HVR-1800 for both analog...
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    WoW! FINALLY got it all figured out! As of yesterday I finally got Clear QAM channels to work in Vista Media Center! It took lots of research and registry hack to get it done, but now I can enjoy...
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    after research it seems there is a beta plug in for QAM channels on VMC...after I get everything reinstalled I will try that out....still been a chore.
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    not yet, I can't get the software to install...and from what I am reading, MCE Vista 64 doesn't read QAM channels......so I am working on it still :*(
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    Okay, so it is all built, but I am very much bummed. Trying to figure out the damn Hauppauge 1800 MCE device. It won't install the latest drivers from teh web nor will it install WinTV (supposedly...
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    Ok, it is all built, but I am having trouble trying to clean up my cabling, doesn't seem that I can put it anywhere :(
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    ok, quick update, I just installed it in a matter of a minute. screw on the correct adapter, clip one side in, clip in the other and done. Will post pics when the wife gets home with the dig camera.
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    Oh that! yes, I did see that and consider, but i thought two fans woudl be very loud. I just got the minja in yesterday but I am working all day today so i can't try to put it in. I did dry fit it...
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    do you have a link to the orb?
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    doh! :(
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    Re: New HTPC Builder, need advice

    Hey thanks for the info! I really wanted to order the parts today to be delivered prior to the weekend, so I went with the ninja scythe mini and OCZ memory at 1066. I figure if I decide to upgrade...
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    New HTPC Builder, need advice

    Hey all,
    Well this is my first post here, but I come here often seeking answers :)

    To my question: I just recently dove into building a HTPC because I had some spare parts laying around to use,...
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    Re: K8V-SE Deluxe SATA problem!

    Well just an update for those who were following this:

    It took me MANY tries to get the OS installed. I upgraded to the 1007 bios because I kept getting a BSOD with various errors when I was...
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    Re: K8V-SE Deluxe SATA problem!

    Thanks for the help again!

    So here is the latest. I got all the individual files I needed, made the slipstream disc with raid drivers on it, followed maximum pc guide, and got ready to burn the...
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    Re: K8V-SE Deluxe SATA problem!

    Thanks guys, I understand your push to use a floppy, but I look at it as a way of learning something new b/c I have to overcome a problem. I DO THANK YOU all for your help thus far, without this...
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    Re: K8V-SE Deluxe SATA problem!

    Thanks mortarman! I downloaded nlite, but from what I can figure out, it uses your current install and I am making this slipstream disc on another computer b/c I can't get mine to boot :( Am I...
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    Re: K8V-SE Deluxe SATA problem!

    Wow, quick reply, thanks! That definitely cleared some additional things up for me. Unfortunately I was unable just to install windows, it got so far and then said no HDD was detected. So i am...
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    Re: K8V-SE Deluxe SATA problem!

    Thanks for the reply, but I didn't know if you were yelling at me for being a newb, or just trying to help. You did sound a wee bit frustrated, I am sorry for that. Anyways, I understand all the...
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    Re: K8V-SE Deluxe SATA problem!

    Hey all,

    This is my first post, as always when one is need of help :D , and I am reviving this old thread. I just landed my self two 100gig SATA drives (thanks bestbuy) for about $100! Anyway, I...
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