The best of both worlds - now. This is entertainment. You love tinkering with technology. The digital lifestyle is your lifestyle. So building your own Home Theater PC just might be as entertaining as using it. In these pages, a couple of fellow tinkerers explain the components and subsystems of a Home Theater PC and help you choose and purchase parts, assemble and test the PC, install Windows[registered] Media Center Edition, and get the whole thing up and running. Then, invite your friends over and watch 'em turn green. It includes all you need to know. It offers clear, step-by-step instructions, complete with parts lists, pictures, and diagrams. What makes it an HTPC? It includes choosing the CPU and memory; graphics; video, HTPC audio; monitors and displays, and networking your HTPC remotes. How many you can lose. It also includes installing MCE 2005 Your choice-P4, Pentium M, or Athlon 64. Maximizing your multimedia experience ...and more!