BYOB Episode 49

Final resolution to the Vertex 3 saga, Tim talks about the Black Gold BGT3600 Tuner, Michael gushes over his R6970 again. Special Guest Tim Black @vinylfreak Talks  about his HTPC that does double duty as his primary rig all on this weeks episode of the BYOB Podcast.

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Tim Black’s (aka Vinylfreak) HTPC

This week our guest Tim Black talks about his Heavy lifting HTPC and some of the reasoning behind this unique build.

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600k
Mobo: Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3
RAM: 4x 2GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3
GPU: ATI Radeon HD5570
PSU: Antec Earthwatts 650w
Case: nMedia 8000
HSF: Thermal Zone Passive
SSD: 2x 64GB Crucial M4 SSD – RAID0
ODD: LG Super Multi BD
Additional features:
  • Asus USB 3.0 / SATAIII PCIe x4
  • Asus Xonar D2X PCIe x1
  • Fusion HDTV Gold 5 ATSC tuner card
  • Hauppauge HVR-1600 Dual Tuner
  • Intel GigE NIC
  • Noctua NF-P14 FLX Exhaust fan

Forum Thread

Links to custom W7MC Themes

Black Gold Tuner

Tim’s review of the Black gold BGT 3600 Tuner card

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1 Response

  1. @VINYLFREAK says:

    Thanks! again for having me guys!
    It was great to be on the BYOB to talk about my build.