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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-12-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By warpdrive
I see. That makes me lean more toward building a...

I see. That makes me lean more toward building a new HTPC with Kaby Lake and Windows 10. I'm not sure it's worth it to have this interim step of using a Shield when I will probably rebuild my HTPC in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By warpdrive
Is there a big advantage with going with the...

Is there a big advantage with going with the shield over upgrading my HTPC? I should be able to play back H265 content with hardware decoding with a 1050 which would be about $100 or so. The Shield...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-08-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By warpdrive
HTPC build, update existing HTPC or start over?

So I have a HTPC which has served me well, it’s an HTPC with Blurray drive, i3-530 processor, HTPC case with mATX form factor…. similar to the recommended configuration recommended on this forum...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-15-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,622
Posted By warpdrive
I went in with no expectations and really enjoyed...

I went in with no expectations and really enjoyed it. The surprise twist isn't a surprise but I liked the action and there were some good moments in the movie that made it worth it.


Not a movie...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-13-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By warpdrive
Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-11-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 69,838
Posted By warpdrive
If you're using Audyssey, set it to 0 ...

If you're using Audyssey, set it to 0

https://audyssey.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/212347563-Subwoofer-setup-and-MultEQ
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-26-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,788
Posted By warpdrive
The answer remains the same, you are not...

The answer remains the same, you are not sacrificing anything in the SB2000. If you are tempted to get the MA, the only adavantage it has over the SVS is that it has a built in Room EQ setup which...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-17-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 31,069
Posted By warpdrive
Oh they go travelling through worm holes and then...

Oh they go travelling through worm holes and then some. If you're looking for a realistic physics movie about humans engaging in space travel in the future, this ain't it, and depending on your...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-12-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By warpdrive
there's no doubt that any of the large ported ID...

there's no doubt that any of the large ported ID subs are much better performers and value.....that's the whole point of the ID model.

This sub isn't very big for a flagship model, PSB used to...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-16-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,195
Posted By warpdrive
Wow, lots of hate for this movie. I was...

Wow, lots of hate for this movie. I was entertained and the movie was nice to look at. I thought it was well done.

I’ve never walked out on a movie, I always give the movie a chance if I paid $12...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By warpdrive
There is some ambiguity in the naming but...

There is some ambiguity in the naming but traditionally "wireless" does not have to mean it has its own power source. It implies that there is no physical interconnection between the sources.

...
Forum: Speakers   10-11-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By warpdrive
The first gen Zeppelin was a nice sounding dock....

The first gen Zeppelin was a nice sounding dock. Very clear sounding and ability to play quite loud without any strain.


When my local BestBuy was clearing them B&W products in Canada (no longer...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-21-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,061
Posted By warpdrive
My room isn't much smaller than yours and I find...

My room isn't much smaller than yours and I find a sub less than 18"" cube is about as large as I want to go before it looks obtrusive.


The new Hsu looks great with its variable EQ and Q...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-18-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By warpdrive
CM5 would be a good match to the SVS SB13 for...

CM5 would be a good match to the SVS SB13 for music. http://www.svsound.com/subwoofers/sealed-box/SB13-Ultra
I have one of these subs and it is great paired to a small bookshelf speaker like the CM5...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-05-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 15,286
Posted By warpdrive
I had no problem with the Tequila on delete key...

I had no problem with the Tequila on delete key joke. The show should only be technically accurate to a point, it’s played for absurd comedic effect that they were all panicking that there was some...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-15-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,687
Posted By warpdrive
I saw it at a preview on Wednesday. It is one big...

I saw it at a preview on Wednesday. It is one big spectacle from beginning to end
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-14-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,687
Posted By warpdrive
It doesn't matter they are different. What...

It doesn't matter they are different. What matters is which one I enjoyed more. For a summer movie, I should come out of the movie with a big smile on my face because of how much FUN I had and how...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-14-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,687
Posted By warpdrive
To me, Avengers falls into the category of action...

To me, Avengers falls into the category of action Movie, and in that regard, they are comparable because both are supposed to thrill and delight with big battle set pieces. The action in Mad Max was...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-14-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,687
Posted By warpdrive
Great movie. 2 hours of mayhem in a chase...

Great movie.

2 hours of mayhem in a chase scene that never ends.
Strong women characters
Great stunts and carnage esp with the knowledge a lot of the stunts were done with good old fashion stunt...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-20-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 31,069
Posted By warpdrive
Loved this movie for its nod toward scientific...

Loved this movie for its nod toward scientific accuracy (e.g modeling of the looking of the wormhole, no sound in space). It’s the kind of movie that makes you want to know more about the principles...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By warpdrive
Well, you can certainly put the subs onto a...

Well, you can certainly put the subs onto a switch right?

I use a Belkin Conserve Switch power bar, which is basically a remote controlled power bar for some of my electronics....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-19-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By warpdrive
The outlaw would be a good choice, probably...

The outlaw would be a good choice, probably preferable since the cabinet is taller rather than deep, probably a bit more easy to place.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-14-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,054
Posted By warpdrive
Back in the days when Walkman was king, I wanted...

Back in the days when Walkman was king, I wanted to collect them. Since they were cassette, spending more actually got you better build as well as easily noticeably better sound quality.

They...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-02-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By warpdrive
If you are open to other brands, a SVS PB2000 is...

If you are open to other brands, a SVS PB2000 is the way to go. If you are in Toronto area, you can even pick it up directly from sonicboom
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-22-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By warpdrive
Canadians: NCIX boxing day deal, Samsung 60F8500 $1699

It looks like NCIX.com is going to have limited quantities of the Samsung 60" F8500 for Boxing Day sale which starts Dec 24, 7:30 EST online.
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