Pure Luxury – Origen AE’s HTPC with a 12.1“ Touch Screen

Test Setup

This is the equipment we used during our review.

OrigenAE S21T HTPC

Review Configuration
Motherboard MSI P35 Neo MS-7360
CPU Intel Core2Duo E6300
CPU Cooler XIGMATEK HDT-S1283
Graphics Card ATI X1950 Pro, 256 MByte, PCIe
Memory 2 x takeMS 1 GB DDR2 800 CL5
PSU Hyper HPU-4M670-SU 670 Watt
Hard Drives SamsungHD501LJ
Maxtor MaxLine III
Hitachi Deskstar
DVD-ROM MSI MS-8216
Operating System Microsoft Vista Ultimate 32-bit

OrigenAE S21T HTPC

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  • martinsykes
    Hmmm, there are several HTPC cases that 'support' (a subjective word)1080 HD, but using a cloned output from a high-end GC to simultaneously drive both a large Plasma/CRT/LCD TV and a 7/12 inch display seems to run into problems when the small LCD uses a VGA rather than a DVI connector due to the missing HDCP handshake on one output. I have just ordered a Blue-ray drive and HD Fury2 emulator and would be interested to know if anyone out there has successfully achieved a seemless cloned output, i.e, without resorting to manual scaling adjustments or a partial scrolling display (Origen S21T). I would appreciate your advice/comments as I am looking to purchase a new HTPC case within the next 2 weeks.
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  • jalyst
    Silverstone CW02 is a far better mix of features/quality/price IMO
    I don't get these massive LCD touch-screens.
    I can use my mimo monitor, handheld, Dinovo Edge, & URC.
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