Every once in a while I get questions on what kind of power
supplies to use for media center pcs. The answer is pretty much the same for
most cases. Use enough power to run a simple pc. Let's face it, you are not
going to be doing some heavy computing with a media PC so why throw your
money a way on that expensive power supply which in the long run will result
in to a higher electric bill.
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips