This is something I really want to do, but don't have the time or the money. Still I can read this wonderful article by Tom's Hardware instead... as can you.
The structure of this kind of installation is simple. The PC is the nerve center, and all you do is add an image viewer, such as a TV or projector, and speakers. The PC serves as the DVD player, TV/FM tuner, video recorder and storage medium for music, photos and video. Of course, building your home entertainment center around your PC has been theoretically possible for some time, but is the solution finally up to snuff compared to a more traditional set up?
[The article]