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Base mac mini as HPTC home itunes hub

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:20 pm    Post subject: Base mac mini as HPTC home itunes hub Reply with quote

Hi all

Reading through the post I think the answer is yes but just want to confirm.

Can I use a base 2011 mini as a HPTC and use it to rip bluray and playback in 1080P?

I will upgrade to 4gig of ram.
I'm just wondering about the internal graphic issue.

Also
Should I use an USB drive directly connected of stick to my NAS connected on a Gigabyte LAN. I currently have less than 1tb of content.

Many Thanks Phil
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is the graphic issue?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry

I guess that was badly worded, i was thinking shared GPU v dedicated GPU.
If that is a factor over CPU and RAM

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No. Not for what you want to use it for. It's all about the CPU. The GPU is just used to give you a screen with pretty effects.

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