Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-19-2011, 09:35 PM   #1
In Runtime
iceshooter16's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 156
Default Home media server

Hey everyone,
I am looking into building a home media server and I have a couple questions. I want to be able to stream video (HD content), music, and photos to several other rooms in my house. What hardware would you recommend for this? I know that I don't need an extremely powerful machine to handle this, but I am not sure how much will be necessary.

My one requirement is that the machine needs to have a tv tuner card so that I can record tv shows and also watch live tv. As a result, this isn't going to be a headless machine. I don't plan on streaming the live tv anywhere on my network(not sure if that is even possible), just viewing it directly at the machine.

I have a budget of roughly $500-600 max. Any ideas on what to get or look for?

Thanks in advance for the help!
iceshooter16 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:08 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0