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Forum: Community News & Polls   05-24-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,503
Posted By fierce_gt
sounds like you have a pretty different room than...

sounds like you have a pretty different room than i do maybe. moving my rack away from the front of the room makes it more accessible when the screen is down.

i feel like we have the same goal,...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-24-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,503
Posted By fierce_gt
it's funny you say that, but i think my getting a...

it's funny you say that, but i think my getting a projector is the exact reason i would now prefer a wall mount. with the projector, i don't want ANYTHING distracting me, which means, speakers, av...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,002
Posted By fierce_gt
well, i was very seriously considering grabbing...

well, i was very seriously considering grabbing one of the 8tb seagates, but when i went back to the website today, i noticed the 6tb red's on sale for even less. still not 'lowest i've seen' or...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-24-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,503
Posted By fierce_gt
mine's on a stand, but that's more because my...

mine's on a stand, but that's more because my room dictates that.

in my 'dream room' i'd have it wall mounted, flush, at eye level. i'm not sure if i'll have a tv in the main theatre room in the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-24-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 188,348
Posted By fierce_gt
being an x35 owner, my theory to this is it's...

being an x35 owner, my theory to this is it's because there's nothing for me to replace it with. the only 'improvement' i could make is a BIG leap in price, so some of those newer models (x500 for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-24-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
Posted By fierce_gt
it's kind of a catch-22 imo. MOST(not all)...

it's kind of a catch-22 imo.

MOST(not all) ppl that are willing to spend top dollar on a projector are seriously into the hobby, or mega rich. so they pretty likely to either do their own...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-24-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
too bad samsung never made the H7000, seems like...

too bad samsung never made the H7000, seems like it would have been perfect for guys like Dustinj

i think i'm with the majority here, that i actually APPRECIATE these filters, and think they are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
this will be something worth looking at, but i...

this will be something worth looking at, but i definitely need to see it for myself before i get at all excited. in the past, i've NEVER wanted a tv to be brighter, but i've ALWAYS wanted it to get...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
thanks for the effort. i still don't think...

thanks for the effort.

i still don't think i would do this to mine(i'd need to have a reason, and i don't right now), but i do find it interesting to see what is actually affected and what isn't....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,002
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm pretty sure the review i read had this, but i...

i'm pretty sure the review i read had this, but i didn't understand 80% of the tests they did.

what i do remember was that it took something like 57hrs to do a 'rebuild' after they removed one 8tb...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-17-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,002
Posted By fierce_gt
thanks. i just finished 'skimming' a review, it...

thanks. i just finished 'skimming' a review, it appears with 'simple' tasks the drives maintain comfortably more than 100mb/s read/write. it's not ideal for moving new media on to it, but i don't see...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-17-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,002
Posted By fierce_gt
yeah, i haven't set up anything in raid, i've...

yeah, i haven't set up anything in raid, i've been 'lucky' so far.

there's a couple of reasons i'm leaning towards trying one. first is obviously the price. it is the best cost per gb available to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-17-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,002
Posted By fierce_gt
so, what's the current opinion on using these for...

so, what's the current opinion on using these for a HTPC? i've been watching the WD red 6tb drives, and thought they were a touch pricey at 270 around xmas, well since then they've gone up almost...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
i can only speak for myself, but i would be...

i can only speak for myself, but i would be interested in that information because the f8500 is my point of reference now. ie, if the oled looks about the same, i know it'll be great, if it looks...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-16-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
Dustin, i'm curious about what you've done. first...

Dustin, i'm curious about what you've done. first off, more info is always a good thing, so even though i feel (at this point anyway) what you've done would be a terrible idea for me, nobody should...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,183
Posted By fierce_gt
I agree it's way high, but the market sucks, I...

I agree it's way high, but the market sucks, I don't have a time machine, and you're not going to get a better tv of the same size for less.


I'd pass, but that's because I don't NEED a tv right...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 14,075
Posted By fierce_gt
you don't have to do anything. blurays will...

you don't have to do anything. blurays will continue to work, as they always have. keep enjoying them.


but now you have the OPTION of buying your new movies at an even higher quality.


this...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
it's not what you think. when you rename the...

it's not what you think. when you rename the input 'PC' or 'PC DVI' is enters a different 'mode' that reduces lag and a lot of the processing(including some of the good stuff like 10pt white...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
^^ i'm going to respectfully disagree. it could...

^^ i'm going to respectfully disagree. it could be variance with production runs/units, but for MY f8500, sharpness is best between 0-10, INCLUDING game mode. but PC mode does need to be higher, i...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-09-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
good point, it's unlikely to be completely fixed...

good point, it's unlikely to be completely fixed by lowering sharpness, but hopefully those artifacts won't be noticeable from viewing distance without the extra sharpening
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-08-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By fierce_gt
that's impressive on a technical standpoint. like...

that's impressive on a technical standpoint. like REALLY impressive. but I'm failing to think of a compelling reason to do this, and how it's not actually wasting space...? maybe i don't have enough...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By fierce_gt
i HATE our popcorn ceiling! such a pain to paint...

i HATE our popcorn ceiling! such a pain to paint it, and when i had to make repairs it's always easy to tell where they are.

that being said, it does appear 'less shiny' compared to the same matte...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm not sure the board rules for posting pics....

i'm not sure the board rules for posting pics. you may have to make 10 posts, or you can pm me the link and i'll post it for you
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12,116
Views: 616,946
Posted By fierce_gt
try 0-10... that is almost definitely the cause...

try 0-10... that is almost definitely the cause of that issue.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 69,273
Posted By fierce_gt
that sounds an awful lot like how I would...

that sounds an awful lot like how I would describe IR... if it's something different, my bad, carry on, but that's basically the description of image retention.
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