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Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By benjamin.r
So what's the bottom line here? Is it worth it...

So what's the bottom line here? Is it worth it to wait for SB?

If I'm thinking about building a new gaming desktop (it's been 4 years now). I was looking at an LGA 1156 based system (namely, a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-08-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,958
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by bimmerfreak0...

Quote:Originally Posted by bimmerfreak0 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19160372)

Becuase WMC doesn't show your movie posters, information,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By benjamin.r
I'm trying to connect a server to a switch via a...

I'm trying to connect a server to a switch via a patch panel (it's all rack-mounted). The RJ45 plug at one end of the cable is per T568B. The punched down end is also per T568B. Yet when I connect...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,359
Posted By benjamin.r
Check this blog for some tips on running a NAS...

Check this blog for some tips on running a NAS with OpenSolaris/ZFS :

http://www.zfsbuild.com/
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-27-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by kapone...

Quote:Originally Posted by kapone http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18383210)

Nah, the power's fine as such. The drives were the infamous 7200.11...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-03-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
We don't see (at least I didn't) any new "My new...

We don't see (at least I didn't) any new "My new media server build with pics" threads anymore, which is a shame because I thought they were really informative. I remember stumbling on such a thread...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-21-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Has this been posted already? Seagate SATA3...

Has this been posted already?

Seagate SATA3 2TB XT (http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/21/seagate-2tb-barracuda-xt-worlds-first-sata-6gbps-hard-drive/)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-05-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by speedoflight...

Quote:Originally Posted by speedoflight http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16945422)

You can see my build here:...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-05-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by pclausen...

Quote:Originally Posted by pclausen http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16944141)

So back to the fun stuff!


Glad you sorted out the problem!...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by globetrotters1...

Quote:Originally Posted by globetrotters1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16919194)

I still didn't buy the following components and I'd like to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,035
Posted By benjamin.r
System requirements don't really matter here....

System requirements don't really matter here. You most certainly have a decent PC, so the only bottleneck is the speed of the HDD and of your controller. Since SpinRite is scrubbing blocks on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
One of my WD15EADS failed so I RMA'd it to WD....

One of my WD15EADS failed so I RMA'd it to WD. In return, they are sending me a refurbished WD20EADS!? Is this common practice to "freely" upgrade HDDs from RMAs like that? Not that I'm complaining,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by jeffreydeng...

Quote:Originally Posted by jeffreydeng http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16821817)

I can't do chkdsk on each individual disk because there is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by jeffreydeng...

Quote:Originally Posted by jeffreydeng http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16811157)

I was using a raid-5 array with 5 1TB HDD using Windows...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by rnavarro...

Quote:Originally Posted by rnavarro http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16819137)

Hey Guys,

Here's a little modification to MikeSM's linux raid...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-07-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by BurtonSnol3order...

Quote:Originally Posted by BurtonSnol3order http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16780287)

I was wondering if there was a solution to help me here. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-06-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 44,402
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by Hagfish...

Quote:Originally Posted by Hagfish http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16770429)

Does anyone know if dxva with vc-1 is only supported on ATI cards?...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-02-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,971
Posted By benjamin.r
Hauppauge are working on a driver for Windows 7...

Hauppauge are working on a driver for Windows 7 to support Live TV/Recording/etc from the HD-PVR. No ETA on it's release though...

Source : http://www.geektonic.com/2009/02/hau...rosoft-on.html...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-02-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 25,522
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by Esben...

Quote:Originally Posted by Esben http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16757544)

Thanks for the update - then we only need a 64-bit version of CoreAVC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-26-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7,909
Views: 1,153,261
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by pgjensen...

Quote:Originally Posted by pgjensen http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16726254)

i'd go ahead and set wdidle to 25500 on them.


Isn't WDIDLE...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7,369
Views: 853,359
Posted By benjamin.r
Has anyone played Killzone 2 on this TV? OMG...

Has anyone played Killzone 2 on this TV? OMG I've never seen such an amazing looking game. My friends just couldn't believe their eyes. The level of details is simply outstanding (lens flares,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-14-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7,369
Views: 853,359
Posted By benjamin.r
Had my set delivered yesterday. This is my...

Had my set delivered yesterday. This is my second LCD HDTV and the PQ is amazing. I previously had a Sharp 52" LCD and it doesn't even come close to the B750. I'm using the CNET calibration for now,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-12-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 31,968
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by MikeSM...

Quote:Originally Posted by MikeSM http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16635496)

It's not, but you can't get a tight seal, not just because of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-12-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7,369
Views: 853,359
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by leverage7...

Quote:Originally Posted by leverage7 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16633890)

Also, if I choose 720p or 1080i only, is there a way to get...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-12-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7,369
Views: 853,359
Posted By benjamin.r
Quote:Originally Posted by mfabien...

Quote:Originally Posted by mfabien http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16633432)

However, your suggestion to choose 720p instead of 1080i is based...
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