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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-28-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By ikkuranus
No point getting a T class cpu. You have plenty...

No point getting a T class cpu. You have plenty of room and don't have any power constraints.
Get the regular I3 4130 or if not viewing 3d drop down to a pentium or celeron.(can always add that 5450...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By ikkuranus
They didn't.

They didn't.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By ikkuranus
I believe you need the 3dtv play...

I believe you need the 3dtv play (http://www.nvidia.com/object/3dtv-play-14day-trial.html) software from Nvidia for all 3d viewing that isn't using an Nvidia 3dvision certified monitor or projector...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-19-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By ikkuranus
I actually use a 40" Hdtv for my monitor. I have...

I actually use a 40" Hdtv for my monitor. I have it set up on an old table which allows me to view it from a little over 3' away and I don't get the screen door effect.



Some screens have the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By ikkuranus
If all the major streaming companies make use of...

If all the major streaming companies make use of that I might actually have a reason to use a browser from Microsoft. (other then using it to download chrome)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 77,749
Posted By ikkuranus
Got my Tx-NR515 back today. Audio and network is...

Got my Tx-NR515 back today. Audio and network is fully restored.
If you missed my little mishap scroll up to post 1461 for a laugh.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-17-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By ikkuranus
Of course not I would never recommend swapping to...

Of course not I would never recommend swapping to a beta os. I meant when it's released.

Meanwhile I will continue to enjoy it on windows 8.1
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-15-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 339
Posted By ikkuranus
The best advice is to rip all your media to mkv...

The best advice is to rip all your media to mkv or (iso if you want all the extras) and build or repurpose a pc into an htpc. For me backing up optical media to optical media is something I did up...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-14-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 377
Posted By ikkuranus
It is Xbmc.

It is Xbmc.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-14-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By ikkuranus
There is no such thing as 5.1 on youtube no...

There is no such thing as 5.1 on youtube no matter the platform. Any videos on youtube claiming to have 5.1 are lying.

After upgrading to windows 10 get the netflix app as it can pass through...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-14-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By ikkuranus
Is the new gpu fully powered? You need to have 2x...

Is the new gpu fully powered? You need to have 2x 6pin pcie power cables connected.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-14-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By ikkuranus
The monitor isn't very old but the vga style...

The monitor isn't very old but the vga style connection is 20+ years old. Intel has dropped vga support from the igpu's built into skylake processors. I suspect Nvidia and Amd will do the same with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-14-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 377
Posted By ikkuranus
The good news is you can receive airplay streams...

The good news is you can receive airplay streams on any device capable of running Kodi. I used to airplay Pandora radio from my Ipod touch to my Nexus7 Android tablet for the lols.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-14-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By ikkuranus
Using an analog monitor in 2015 is what is...

Using an analog monitor in 2015 is what is wrong.:eek:

All jokes aside, did you try using the other dvi port? Chances are you plugged it into the dvi-d port by mistake since it appears they used...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-12-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 77,749
Posted By ikkuranus
Well I feel really stupid. My TX-NR515 came back...

Well I feel really stupid. My TX-NR515 came back last week and I assumed fedex sent it back to me unfixed due to seeing a returned to sender message on their tracking site and because onkyo's rma...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-09-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By ikkuranus
Kinda neat but I think many would agree that...

Kinda neat but I think many would agree that currently a 4k gaming rig will require sli/cfx or dual gpus on a single card. Obviously you can't get dual cards in an itx system but also that AIO cooler...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-08-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By ikkuranus
80c does seem a bit high considering my I3 2105...

80c does seem a bit high considering my I3 2105 usually tops out in the low 70s in a cramped itx case with the psu sitting pretty much on top of the heatsink. It usually hovers around 60c during...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-07-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By ikkuranus
Well the idea is to run monitoring software and...

Well the idea is to run monitoring software and enable logging so you can see what the temps are like during use.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-07-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By ikkuranus
Is the cpu overheating? My I5 sandy was getting...

Is the cpu overheating? My I5 sandy was getting temps in the high 90s (celcius) just a few months ago before I cleaned off and repasted it.

I also have an I3 2105 w/hd3000 and it has never...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-05-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By ikkuranus
I'll be getting an m.2 sata ssd when Skylake...

I'll be getting an m.2 sata ssd when Skylake comes out. Just like the op I can't justify the cost for an NVMe. I would however like the ability to get an NVMe m.2 when the prices become reasonable.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-03-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 14,519
Posted By ikkuranus
1. Comparing it to a turd is a bit harsh. 2....

1. Comparing it to a turd is a bit harsh.
2. fair enough
3. Sure you can go with that attitude, but personally I read up on all the changes so that I can take advantage of whatever applies to me...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-03-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 14,519
Posted By ikkuranus
Of course not, I sold my soul to Google ages ago...

Of course not, I sold my soul to Google ages ago therefor MS wont get anything when I upgrade to from 8 to 10.
It would take quite a bit more then data harvesting to turn me away.

As far as...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 14,519
Posted By ikkuranus
1. Unless you're married to wmc, being free...

1. Unless you're married to wmc, being free should be reason enough
2. DX12 support
3. Windows 7 is already in extended support meaning that it only receives security updates and no new features or...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-02-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,158
Posted By ikkuranus
Many of the trivia questions can't be learned by...

Many of the trivia questions can't be learned by watching the movies for these contests.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-02-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 469
Posted By ikkuranus
It can playback 4k video encoded in x.265 using...

It can playback 4k video encoded in x.265 using the gpu vs relying entirely on the cpu. This is something you want considering many cpu's simply aren't up to the task for 4k playback.
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