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If you ever asked the questions:
 
If you ever asked the questions:
* What HTPC do I get?
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* What HTPC should I get?
 
* What TV Should I get?
 
* What TV Should I get?
 
* What AVR/Receiver should I get?
 
* What AVR/Receiver should I get?
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* What Combination of the above 3 work best?
 
* What OS should XBMC be on?
 
* What OS should XBMC be on?
 
* What drivers if any are reported to work?
 
* What drivers if any are reported to work?

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If you ever asked the questions:

  • What HTPC should I get?
  • What TV Should I get?
  • What AVR/Receiver should I get?
  • What Combination of the above 3 work best?
  • What OS should XBMC be on?
  • What drivers if any are reported to work?
  • What limitations does this machine/setup have over another?
  • What General capabilities does it have be it xyz audio/video?

Then this page is for you, ideally!

Notice: This page is a user generated/driven content, with their hardware and setup's that work or dont work in any of these situations.
Updating: Feel free to update this list accordingly and add fields to table for other video types your hardware can or cant do.


Please add your experience below.

1 Legend key

Legend - Templates - Formatting
General use indicator Decode indicator HTPC H/W Codename lookup External equipment
Yes No N/A w.i.p. ? cpu - vpu - gpu See:
ATI
See:
Nvidia
See:
Intel
See:
allwinner
See:
Freescale
See:
ARM
See:
Android
Plug - Receiver - TV / models
{{yes}} {{no}} {{NA}} {{wip}} {{?}} ''' cpu - vpu - gpu ''' '''HDMI''' '''Optical''' '''Analog''' '''TV - AVR / Model'''

2 Audio hardware capabilities and reported to work

Note: Dolby Digital Plus a.k.a. DD+ or E-AC-3 is supported in AE > ActiveAE (as of XBMC v13) and will not work properly in XBMC 12.3 or Older.

3 AMD Based

ATI / AMD
Hardware and audio playback compatibility
HTPC Hardware External Equipment Audio Capabilities
Operative
System
Driver XBMC
Version
Model GPU - VPU type Audio device Code Name Limitation Plug Receiver Television AC3 LPCM DTS DTS-HD MA DTS-HD TrueHD DD+/E-AC3 Version Limitation
AMD A4-2800K APU Radeon HD 6450M ? Caicos No 12.1 No HDMI Denon ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Windows 7 x64 Pro ?
AMD A4-3400 APU Radeon HD 6410D ? WinterPark No 5.12.0.13 No ? ? ? Yes Yes Yes N/A ? ? ? Windows 8 RTM ?
AMD A6-5400K APU Radeon HD 7540D ? Trinity No 9.0.0.9903 No HDMI Onkyo TX-NR626 ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes ? Windows 8 Pro, x64 ?
AMD A8-3870K APU Radeon HD 6550D ? BeaverCreek No 12.1 Yes ? ? ? Yes No Yes No No No ? Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ?

4 Nvidia Based

NVIDIA
Hardware and audio playback compatibility
HTPC Hardware External Equipment Audio Capabilities
Operative
System
Driver XBMC
Version
Model GPU - VPU type Audio device Code Name Limitation Plug Receiver Television AC3 LPCM DTS DTS-HD MA DTS-HD TrueHD DD+/E-AC3 Version Limitation
Gigabyte GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 ? GF110/GF114 No 313.09 No HDMI N/A ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes OpenELEC 3.0 Frodo 12.1
Asus ENGT430 DC SL DI GeForce GT 430 ? GF108 No 295.59 No HDMI N/A ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Frodo 12.2
Asus ENGT520 GeForce GT 520 ? GF119 No 310.19 No HDMI Yamaha/HTR-4063 ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Debian Wheezy ?
EVGA GTX550 GeForce GTX 550 ti ? GF116 No 304.43 No HDMI Sony/STR-DN610 ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Ubuntu 12.10 ?
Asus ENGTX560 GTX 560 TI ? GF110/GF114 No 304.43 No ? ? ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes ? Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ?
Palit GT640 GeForce GT 640 ? GK107 No 304.43 No ? ? ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ?
Asus GT610-SL-1GD3-L Geforce GT610 ? GF119 No 310.19 No HDMI Onkyo TX-NR807 ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Slackware 13.37 ?
Zotac GT430 Zone Edition GeForce GT 430 ? GF108 No 306.97 No ? ? ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Windows 7 x64 Pro ?
Asrock ION 330HT GeForce 9400M G Atom 330 G96a/G96b Yes 304.64 No HDMI ? Samsung
Series 5
Yes Yes Yes N/A No No ? Ubuntu 12.04 LTS XBMC-V13alpha7
ZOTAC GT 610 ZONE Ed. Geforce GT610 ? GF119 No 331.65 No HDMI Onkyo TX-SR608 ? Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Win8 64bit + XBMCbuntu ?

5 Intel Based

Hardware and audio playback compatibility
Hardware and audio playback compatibility
HTPC Hardware External Equipment Audio Capabilities
Operative
System
Driver XBMC
Version
Model GPU - VPU type Audio device Code Name Limitation Plug Receiver Television AC3 LPCM DTS DTS-HD MA DTS-HD TrueHD DD+/E-AC3 Version Limitation
? HDIntel400 Intel i5 N/A No 313.09 No HDMI N/A Smugsung X Yes Yes Yes Yes ? Yes ? XBMCbuntu v13 V13-beta3-e3sd46g