This is a discussion on Re: swapping my collection 4 a mod xbox - xbox ; Media centre - great (they need to actually build a program that works this way...no not that music mixer, or that new video thing only for media centre pc's). The Xbox however, has never been a high-spec pc - less ...
Media centre - great (they need to actually build a program that works this
way...no not that music mixer, or that new video thing only for media centre
The Xbox however, has never been a high-spec pc - less than 1ghz processor,
puny amounts of ram...
"Dan White" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Mike Brannigan [MSFT]" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Baring in mind how cheap a real PC is with all the capability for
> > configuration and expansion vs. a modded/hacked Xbox. Why bother ?
> Well a few years back when mod-chips were first out it was a really cheap
> way to get a heavily subsidised high-spec PC. Even now with the reduced
> price of the console it's still pretty good value. It's also kinda cool to
> have an xbox "media centre" under the TV.
> I've seen a friend of mine set his up this way and it was great at
> Music videos and loads of MP3 playing, streamed from a server elsewhere in
> the house. It also means you don't have to have *another* box near the TV,
> and it's fairly quiet too.
> Dan White
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