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Should I get the Boxee Box or Acer Revo 3700

-Want to watch all my media on my 46" LED TV
- I want to run boxee to organize my media
-Want to browse Flickr Pics

I am thinking of getting either the boxee box or the Acer Revo 3700. I am leaning toward the Acer revo cause it will have a fully functional browser.

But I hear the netflix streaming is choppy!!

What is the best solution for a HTPC <$500? Or should I just get the boxee box?
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Sure the mac mini solution is cool but its like $700 dollars.
The solutions I am looking at are under $500.

Also I think I could build a decent desktop tower with $500 rather than buying a mac mini.

What do you think?
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Are you using windows or the mac os to run boxee netflix etc? I ask cause you said you have a bootcamped mac mini.

Also do you have the latest mac mini? Which macmini do you have? I can look it up on ebay if yours is not the latest one.
I have both the older and newer(between home and the office) both running windows 7. I don't use boxee but I do use netflix and vlc to play everything local.

The only nice thing aboutthe newer one is the hdmi. The old one is dvi so I have a seperate sound to my receiver.

Anywayi didn't mean to hijack your question, if anyone has experience with the original question please chime in.
Just out of curiosity why are you not using the apple OS?
Is the apple OS not well suited for use with a Media Center type computer?
Mainly preference. I know others that use osx for the same thing using iTunes an vlc for Mac.
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