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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By Dark_Slayer
I need an expander, new drives, money to buy it...

I need an expander, new drives, money to buy it all, and time to fiddle with it ... but not just yet. Still have 6 / 34 TB free
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 238
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Prebuilt PowerEdge and SuperMicro have always...

Prebuilt PowerEdge and SuperMicro have always been power hogs
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-19-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I agree, but you definitely get used to it. ...

I agree, but you definitely get used to it.

Just like windows, after a while you can dig down into the registry to toggle the right 0 to 1 or run msconfig, use win+e, etc, etc. All from memory...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-19-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
If not at least try modifying your skin settings ...

If not at least try modifying your skin settings

Should be something like
Settings -> Appearance -> Skin Settings -> Edit or Customize Home Menu Entries -> Etc

You can't really see where the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-19-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 965
Posted By Dark_Slayer
New HDDs from Seagate ... 10TB

Guess I'll start this one off

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3097264/data-storage/seagate-unveils-hard-drives-with-up-to-10tb-capacity.html

Thus far I've not loved seagate reliability by...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-19-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I thought you switched to Sophos UTM?

I thought you switched to Sophos UTM?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-18-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Plex metadata can actually grow to over 100GB,...

Plex metadata can actually grow to over 100GB, lol. However that was due to a big bug in the past that created buttloads of log files.

A nas will not do transcoding if plex is not installed on it,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-18-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Interesting news out there given how poor (slow)...

Interesting news out there given how poor (slow) the 500GB model's performance was ... there is now hope at just replacing the hybrid drive altogether...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Agreed, I had worse bandwidth with a USB adapter ...

Agreed, I had worse bandwidth with a USB adapter

I agreed with what you said up until 2.4GHz N can't do HDTV per a silicondust site. Real world throughout on 2.4 N for me was over 20Mbps. Cable...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Thanks, so with the new trailer feature it will...

Thanks, so with the new trailer feature it will display/play/stream the local trailers in your library if they are within the movie folder? One time towards the end of me using it they truly shat the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Switch back to the confluence skin, go to...

Switch back to the confluence skin, go to programs and then choose Android applications. Within Android applications, individually long press any of the ones you'd like to create shortcuts to and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Ah. Does plex support artwork like disc art or...

Ah. Does plex support artwork like disc art or clear logos yet? Locally stored artwork? Locally stored trailers?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I personally run Chrome Remote Desktop for remote...

I personally run Chrome Remote Desktop for remote access to my server, but there are a number of other good ways to accomplish this as well
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Same recommendation from the other thread. Leave...

Same recommendation from the other thread. Leave the drives in the cosmos case, consider it a server, tuck it away somewhere else, put clients at the TV. You'll have a very nice server given the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
What are the tweaks?

What are the tweaks?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By Dark_Slayer
JorgeA, I'm fairly certain there is a windows...

JorgeA, I'm fairly certain there is a windows audio setting for what you are experiencing but I don't recall what it is - fixed output comes to mind. Haven't setup WMC in years, hopefully someone...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I'm fairly certain that you will not be able to...

I'm fairly certain that you will not be able to split your audio to each device even if you do end up splitting video.

Windows media extenders are discontinued along with WMC itself. There are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 482
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Also use makemkv to rip all those folders to...

Also use makemkv to rip all those folders to single video files (just point it towards your index.bdmv), unless you are specifically looking for extra features / full menus / etc - then you are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 482
Posted By Dark_Slayer
You should consider your "HTPC" as a server given...

You should consider your "HTPC" as a server given the processing power and case dimensions. Move it somewhere convenient (I have mine in a study) then use clients.

For any place you want "cheap"...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-11-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I thought my channels were mostly 1080i. Nothing...

I thought my channels were mostly 1080i. Nothing appears broken on 3.2 ~ I've got to check
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Well fwiw, we watch Comcast, ripped TV shows, and...

Well fwiw, we watch Comcast, ripped TV shows, and full bd rips all the time over AC with the shield tucked in a tv cabinet. However, I've never turned it on it's side.

Before going ubiquity, do...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Had the reply open a little too long ... saw this...

Had the reply open a little too long ... saw this afterwards. I agree with your wife, and I intend to figure this out as well. The RPi3 can probably be hidden a little better, they both support...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
There aren't enough specifics to agree or...

There aren't enough specifics to agree or disagree. My 4 year old graphics card does not provide better pq, and I'd never ever ever consider using windows to boost my PQ

I disagree, there are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Yeah with the shield I just create a shortcut to...

Yeah with the shield I just create a shortcut to Google music from within SPMC instead of using Kodi/SPMC for music. I have 30k tracks and while I enjoy bit perfect flac playback as well as the next...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-04-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 111,683
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I realize now that what I said sounds a little...

I realize now that what I said sounds a little dismal, but I only say it as a warning to all the shield competitor marketing blurps you'll read if you go looking for alternatives. I've read, watched,...
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