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    Cheap SFF - 2nd hand

    I'm contemplating getting a cheap old Shuttle or something similar for use as a media center PC. I don't want anything too flashy, so I'm thinking 2nd hand.

    So, what should I be looking for, that probably isn't about to die, and that I should be able to do up?

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    Depends on whether you want to use AMD or Intel, internal gfx or have a card you want to use and also what you want to do about sound really. An sn45g would be ok for amd and if you have a gfx card. It has an nforce 2 board so the sound is really good. Would be able to take a single slot gfx, something in the pci slot, 2 hdd's and an optical drive! So will most older shuttles too.
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    Yeah, the SN45G looks like a good option. Ta.
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    Got a 45G myself and it plays any game at high res no probs

    41G is also a good one if you don't want games as it's basically the same but with intergrated graphics.

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