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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By gnollo
Well, the reason for the problem was simple. The...

Well, the reason for the problem was simple. The videocard fan stopped fanning.
Hence when the videocard was more than idle, it would heat up and performance would deteriorate...
Swapped videocard...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-21-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By gnollo
Tested yesterday evening. Cpu max usage 30%...

Tested yesterday evening. Cpu max usage 30% during playback with media center of a standard definition dvr-dvr-ms recorded tv file. Hard disk transfer usage minimum (1mb). It played fine for minutes,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By gnollo
I was playing both from the hard disk...

I was playing both from the hard disk...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By gnollo
HTPC video stutter during playback

This problem started on my main HTPC, which I use to record free to air TV using a dual satellite card.
Playback would start fine, then after a while there would be stuttering making the playback of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By gnollo
Anyone feeding HD-DVD or Blue-Ray to two screens...

Anyone feeding HD-DVD or Blue-Ray to two screens with a single videocard?
Anyone experiencing tearing on either of them when playing a movie on both sets?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-24-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By gnollo
Quote:Originally Posted by shayking...

Quote:Originally Posted by shayking http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13205786)

i built a Graphics designer a system with 8500gt , that need...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-24-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By gnollo
My HTPC is connected to two different screens on...

My HTPC is connected to two different screens on two sides of the same wall.
I operate the HTPC from the other room using a remote extender.

Setup:
a) connection to the Panny 50 inches plasma...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By gnollo
bump?

bump?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-07-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By gnollo
Hi Guys, I have Vista Ultra version 32bit...

Hi Guys,

I have Vista Ultra version 32bit installed on my PC.
Videocard is a 256 MB Gigabyte 8500GT
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=587921...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-07-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 909
Views: 363,327
Posted By gnollo
Hi Alan, Now you need only one device to...

Hi Alan,

Now you need only one device to play Blue-Ray and HD-DVD drives. The LG combo reader costs under 300 USD, and it is available in stores now.
The Nvidia cards from 8500GT upward, not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-17-2007, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,504
Posted By gnollo
I built an unraid server, with 10 500GB disks in...

I built an unraid server, with 10 500GB disks in it.
It contains my entire movie collection, with divx and dvds stored in different folders. All the PCs in the house have access to it.
The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-26-2007, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By gnollo
I am using the Nvidia Decoder, have the same...

I am using the Nvidia Decoder, have the same problem with Cyberlink.
Have you tried choosing Nvidia, then changing the properties to SPDIF passthrough? The standard setup is two channels, that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By gnollo
Make sure that also PowerDVD is configured to...

Make sure that also PowerDVD is configured to use SPDIF passthrough. The DVD player must be told to use SPDIF, its default is two channels.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-16-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By gnollo
Does anyone know if in principle Geforce 6600 GT...

Does anyone know if in principle Geforce 6600 GT videocards allow you to set up two monitors with different resolutions?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By gnollo
bump...

bump...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By gnollo
It is a new 1920x1080p LCD screen. Reviews...

It is a new 1920x1080p LCD screen.
Reviews here
http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/television...9289377,00.htm (http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/televisions/0,39030219,49289377,00.htm)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 299,399
Posted By gnollo
Quote:Originally Posted by madshi...

Quote:Originally Posted by madshi http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Would you say that if one was to use SATA drives only, the stability...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 299,399
Posted By gnollo
On the admin webpage you will use to mantain and...

On the admin webpage you will use to mantain and configure unraid, there is an error count per drive, which is supposed to give you a heads up on the state of your drive or data integrity in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,915
Posted By gnollo
Vista has its problems, just as MCE2005 did when...

Vista has its problems, just as MCE2005 did when it was launched, I was one of the early adopters. So far Vista is workable for me, using dvi out and the rez is fine.
Not really happy with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,591
Posted By gnollo
By the way watching DVDs with Powerdvd is a...

By the way watching DVDs with Powerdvd is a terrible experience for me. Stuttering and image breaking up all the time. Not sure why that is, have installed the latest version of PowerDVD.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2007, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 299,399
Posted By gnollo
Just wanted to say how much I love Unraid. 9 500...

Just wanted to say how much I love Unraid. 9 500 GB drives contain 1000 dvds/divx of mine, all linked in Vista MCE using the MyMovies plugin.
Awesome. Using version 4 beta 10. Had to replace a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,591
Posted By gnollo
Playing around with the utility to change the...

Playing around with the utility to change the video and audio codecs I am having the following problems:

1) if I use the Nvidia video codec, dvds are perfect, but tv stutters
2) if I use Windvd...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-09-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 22,396
Posted By gnollo
Ah dammit Cliff. I only found out today. I'll...

Ah dammit Cliff. I only found out today.
I'll remember you my friend, you were my light and guidance when I started on this board, and I learned all I know about HTPC today.
I'll have a glass of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-06-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,591
Posted By gnollo
Done some more testing installing - PowerDVD ...

Done some more testing installing
- PowerDVD
- Windvd
Could not get PowerDVD to work with Vista, MCE would crash when making Powerdvd audio or video codec the preferred one.
I like Windvd video...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,591
Posted By gnollo
Yes! Reinstalling Vista worked. This time, I...

Yes! Reinstalling Vista worked.
This time, I popped the sound card in after installing Vista. I installed it manually, set from speakers to digital, tested and it crashed vista.
Rebooted, it went...
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