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What is the best Windows Media Center Extender? I am debating if I should get an extender or hook directly to my video card. The video card method is going to be a pain to control and many of the remotes aren't that good. Is there a really good extender out there with a good remote as well as support for HDMI?

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I use my xbox 360 and it works well enough for me. It keeps my big noisy PC away from my TV watching experience.

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The 360 is easily the best media center extender. Plus you get a free gaming system with it. – hernan43 Jul 15 '09 at 14:28

I wouldn't say it's the best by any stretch of the imagination, but I use the Apple TV. It works with anything that iTunes works with, so that includes Windows.

Its really easy to use, syncs with iTunes wirelessly and has a huge library of downloadable content, rentable, purchaseable, everything.

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Does it work with Windows Media Center? – Nick Berardi Jul 15 '09 at 13:04
Ah, um, probably not... heh. I didn't fully understand that when you said media center extender that you were specifically referring to Windows Media Center. – Jasarien Jul 15 '09 at 13:45

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