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HTPC Software Install Guide - Windows 10 / Kodi / PowerDVD

philip Aug. 18, 2015

Following our $630 HTPC Build, we've put together a quick instructional video showing how to install Windows 10, Kodi, and CyberLink PowerDVD Pro.

A10-7870K / GD09B HTPC Build

philip Aug. 17, 2015

For our latest build video, we worked with Newegg on an HTPC build. The goal was to provide a capable HTPC build, while also leaving the door open to future upgrades for gaming.

Skylake / Z170 Build #2

philip Aug. 16, 2015

For the new Z170 / Skylake release we were joined by JJ from Asus to show off some new hardware. This build showcases the new Core i5-6600K CPU, Asus Z170-I Pro Gaming Mini-ITX Motherboard, and Asus GTX 980 Matrix Platinum. Full part list here: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/6g7B3C

Huge thanks go out to Asus and JJ for coming out and helping us out with this build!

PCPartPicker part list

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $249.95 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Phanteks PH-TC14S_BK 68.1 CFM CPU Cooler $49.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming Motherboard
Memory Kingston FURY 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $67.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston Predator 240GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $219.99 @ Amazon
Storage Kingston Savage 960GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $484.99 @ B&H
Video Card Asus MATRIX Platinum GeForce GTX 980 4GB Video Card $559.99 @ Amazon
Case Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ITX Mini ITX Tower Case $68.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply SeaSonic 520W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular Fanless ATX Power Supply $123.98 @ NCIX US

Skylake / Z170 Build #1

philip Aug. 16, 2015

For the new Z170 / Skylake release we were joined by JJ from Asus to show off some new hardware. This build showcases the new Core i5-6600K CPU, Asus Maximus VIII Gene Motherboard, and Asus GTX 970 Turbo GPU.

Huge thanks go out to Asus and JJ for coming out and helping us out with this build!

(And yes, I touched the CPU pins. I know. If you've watched previous builds of mine, you'll know I'm normally very careful about that.)

PCPartPicker part list

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $249.95 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Noctua NH-L12 37.8 CFM CPU Cooler $60.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $216.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $135.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston Predator 240GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $219.99 @ Amazon
Storage Kingston Savage 960GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $484.99 @ B&H
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB Video Card $324.99 @ Amazon
Case BitFenix Pandora MicroATX Mid Tower Case $128.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply BitFenix Fury 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $86.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Fan BitFenix BFF-LPRO-12025R-RP 56.2 CFM 120mm Fan $12.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan BitFenix BFF-LPRO-12025R-RP 56.2 CFM 120mm Fan $12.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan BitFenix BFF-SPRO-P12025KK-RP 70.5 CFM 120mm Fan $13.98 @ OutletPC

Asus PCDIY / PCPartPicker Live Stream

philip Aug. 3, 2015

Mark your calendars for the Asus PCDIY and PCPartPicker live stream this Wednesday, August 5th, 7:30pm PST. JJ from Asus will be joining us to go over information, insights, guides, and more surrounding Intel's next generation chipset and processors. Then we'll follow up with a live build using one of the new Asus Z170 motherboards.

JJ will be showing off motherboards, graphics cards, and more here at the new PCPartPicker office. We're putting together some exciting content - showcasing, discussing and demoing ASUS’ newest motherboards along with their latest features, functions and designs. If you have questions you'd like to submit for the live stream, make sure to submit via email at PCDIY@ASUS.COM. You can send them in via Twitter - just address to @ASUSTECHMKTJJ.

And to make the deal even sweeter, Asus is running a giveaway for a couple motherboards and some peripherals. You can find the details on how to enter the giveaway at Asus PCDIY.

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