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Jonny Wright

Best 1155 chipset for HTPC

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Am about to start a build which will be used for some trivial tasks; browsing, email, bit of word processing but also for video playback on TV (streamed from Microserver). Probably go with an Ivy i3 but don't know which chipset will be best for the video playback.

Any suggestions? Or are they all very similar.

Thanks

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i3-3225 would do or AMD A10 5800K

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Sorry, I mean which MB chipset? Z77, H77, H68 etc

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For a htpc, it really doesn't matter what chip you are getting. You are not overclocking (I'm guessing).

Z77 is the best as of yet, but do you need that much umpth? Look at the prices and compare.

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Yes might as well go Z77 I can't really see the point in the H68, H61, H77, Q75 or Q77.

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Thanks all, I thought Z77 was the best but wasn't sure if there were another chip which was designed more specifically for video. Z77 it is then, thanks again!

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