By Ed Tittel
While you're new to construction a excessive functionality machine or wish additional info at the domestic theater purposes then is the publication for you. remember that this e-book doesn't provide intensive insurance of media middle software program.
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Finally, check out the enormous fan on top of the CPU cooler. Big is better when it comes to fans, because they can move more air when turning more slowly (and slower rotation means less noise). This is a decent-looking PC inside, and the tower case does leave plenty of room for air to circulate and for other components to be added later on. 9" × 4" × 17" (horizontal slimline case) There’s a lot less room inside the Hush case than inside the HP case so things are a lot more crammed together. The first thing that jumps out is the total absence of fans; instead, a heat pipe conducts heat from the CPU just below center in the photo to the right-hand edge of the case, where it can dissipate through the unit’s enormous external heat sink.
In the next section, you can get a sense of how HTPC requirements can influence the selection of other items that are common or required in any PC. qxp 20 11/3/05 9:42 PM Page 20 Part I — Meet the Modern Multimedia PC What’s Different About an HTPC? Many of the conventional PC components mentioned in Chapter 1 are subject to a different set of selection criteria when they’re destined for use in a Home Theater PC. Here’s a brief rundown of some considerations that differ between desktop and Home Theater PCs: Ⅲ Because cases and power supplies are bundled so often, both elements become subject to special needs in an HTPC.
The first sector on this drive (cylinder 0, head 0, sector 1) includes two very special items of information: Ⅲ A small but very special program called a boot loader, which seeks the bootable partition on the boot drive and loads the first sector of that partition into memory to continue the boot process Ⅲ The partition table for the boot drive, which indicates how the drive is divided up into one or more independent group of sectors called partitions Together, these items comprise the first sector of the boot drive, which is often called the Master Boot Record, or MBR.