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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Sammy2
Lian Li PC-C37 Case??

Maybe I'll get the Lian Li PC-C37 (http://www.lian-li.com/en/dt_portfolio/pc-c37/) but I pretty much cannot use my fanless GT430 listed above as far as I can tell.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Sammy2
Every splitter is a loss of 3dB or maybe even...

Every splitter is a loss of 3dB or maybe even more. Ditch the DVR as you don't need it. Windows Media Center's DVR is far superior to the one that Charter provides. I have my set up to use the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Sammy2
My experience with newegg predates my experience...

My experience with newegg predates my experience with amazon and I have never had an issue with RMA's with newegg. The only time I had a problem was last Christmas when they lost an order but they...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Sammy2
I see what you mean..

I see what you mean..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Sammy2
Huh? ...

Huh?
http://promotions.newegg.com/premier/14-0730/members/index.html

Maybe you're mixing it up with IronEgg but that too covers things that they sell. I just used that today for something even...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Sammy2
You need a CableCARD tuner.. Then you can...

You need a CableCARD tuner..

Then you can set up tasks in task scheduler to do certain things on the clock to switch the source.

Note that I have not personally done this but am pretty...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Sammy2
You want to read Comcast's signal for commercial...

You want to read Comcast's signal for commercial breaks and then break in with your own content?

I'm not sure but MCE Buddy might be able to do that but no real time.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By Sammy2
OK. I'll wait as I'm not really having issues...

OK. I'll wait as I'm not really having issues with this card anyhow..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By Sammy2
Should I consider upgrading my 7850 to a 270x?

Should I consider upgrading my 7850 to a 270x?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By Sammy2
Links bookmarked. VERY USEFUL information!!...

Links bookmarked. VERY USEFUL information!! Thanks for sharing..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By Sammy2
I see. I didn't know that this was an option now;...

I see. I didn't know that this was an option now; especially setting up madVR outside a playback scenario.

I will need to investigate this further but most, not all, of my content is 1080p; about...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Sammy2
Newegg Premier

Anyone using it?

Is it really worth $50/year?

I signed up for the 30 day trial about 3 weeks ago and need to decide if I will cancel or not pretty soon. I already use Shoprunner too so am not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 546
Posted By Sammy2
In my spare time I will connect the extra PSU I...

In my spare time I will connect the extra PSU I have and test it out. If it turns out to be the PSU I will order the replacement unit post haste.

The thin is that it now reliably boots to WMC as...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By Sammy2
OP: Are you using a script to change the settings...

OP: Are you using a script to change the settings in MadVR based on source input resolution? I would like more information about that if you are. Thanks..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Sammy2
I have a new i5 4690k on a Z97MX MoBo build in a...

I have a new i5 4690k on a Z97MX MoBo build in a GD05 case which doesn't fit it the dresser / AV cabinet in the Master Bedroom which was bought a couple of weeks after the case. This new build will...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 546
Posted By Sammy2
The power supply is a special one specifically...

The power supply is a special one specifically made for the Antec NSK 1380 case it is in. I have a spare case with a power supply. I may put it in theee or temporarily connect the standard PSU I have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 170,380
Posted By Sammy2
So are they still there doing this work? Have you...

So are they still there doing this work? Have you seen any improvements in signal quality?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 03:30 PM
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Views: 170,380
Posted By Sammy2
That is awful! Are they installing the RG11 right...

That is awful! Are they installing the RG11 right now? You should see a vast improvement after that but you have too many splitters too. Take the one to the DVR out of the chain. Each splitter drops...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 170,380
Posted By Sammy2
This sounds like it could be the issue. Have you...

This sounds like it could be the issue. Have you looked at the quality of your signal in the Prime's web interface? Low signal levels can cause issues. In my experience, Charter gets stuff fixed when...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Sammy2
I was reading up on the similarly designed Raven...

I was reading up on the similarly designed Raven Case on SPCR (http://www.silentpcreview.com/article1392-page6.html), and it seems that there may be an issue with heat in the GPU when the case is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Sammy2
Silverstone ML07 Case??

The ML07 (http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=503&area=en) is a relatively new case from Silverstone. Is anyone using it?

I'm thinking of putting this mini- ITX MoBo...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 546
Posted By Sammy2
So I got the old i3-550 to boot and it goes to...

So I got the old i3-550 to boot and it goes to WMC but will not respond to keyboard, mouse or MCE remote inputs via USB, be it the ones on the IO panel on the MoBo or the ones on the USB Header...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Sammy2
That will be one fine HTPC for many years to come...

That will be one fine HTPC for many years to come so long as it keeps running. 4k content is still a ways out and will probably be more of a niche market than Blu-ray because of streaming video...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 170,380
Posted By Sammy2
Personally, I think you are giving in too soon....

Personally, I think you are giving in too soon. It really isn't that hard once you get in touch with the right person at Charter.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Sammy2
Migrating MB3 Server Settings

Okay, so my new build is finally going and Win7x64 is installing right now. Soon I'll be down the road of HTPC set up and a question has come to mind.. I am going to make this machine the server for...
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