"While fully built retail machines are not our main focus at
Phoronix, after learning of a new contender in the Linux HTPC arena
we decided to further investigate LIX Systems. Today we are looking
at a moderately priced Home Theater PC that has everything
pre-configured to hopefully begin a smooth Linux media experience.
LIX Systems' mission is to provide customers with easy to setup,
ready-to-run, Linux PC solutions while also maintaining support for
Windows users. LIX Systems' sister site is Linux Tech Toys. The
HTPC we have in our labs today is the LX8100-AM2BB-M2NPV. This
system uses AMD's Socket AM2, ships in an exclusive Lx8100
enclosure, and comes with a Philips TV tuner and radio capture
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