When building an HTPC, there are multiple angles to tackle - components, power consumption, software, and so forth. But what about peripherals designed to complement the HTPC you're building? Quality options are not as common as we'd like, but the GlideTV Navigator looks to be an exception, and one that won't drain your wallet.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips