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Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Eopian
The WEI is worthless - ignore it. It sounds...

The WEI is worthless - ignore it.

It sounds like you are having driver issues. Windows update can be a real problem for HTPCs because it will break things that work by upgrading drivers in the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-17-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,947
Posted By Eopian
Quote:Originally Posted by caeguy...

Quote:Originally Posted by caeguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21362744)

If I run a few extenders, should I up the RAM or CPU or both?

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By Eopian
Right now I tune 2 comcast dch-3200 boxes with...

Right now I tune 2 comcast dch-3200 boxes with firewire. Firewire is for the tuning only (via Sage on Windows 7) and the hdpvrs record the content. This is not an hdpvr problem, but rather a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,029
Posted By Eopian
I had an NVidia 6600GT, it worked well with OTA...

I had an NVidia 6600GT, it worked well with OTA hd (i.e. 1080i mpeg2) but didn't cut it with any h.264.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-04-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 650,363
Posted By Eopian
Quote:Originally Posted by Eopian...

Quote:Originally Posted by Eopian http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19592632)

I have found driver version 1053 to be the best driver for me on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-16-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,226
Posted By Eopian
I always use power cleaners (similar to these...

I always use power cleaners (similar to these...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-04-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By Eopian
No. Your options are limited to using the...

No. Your options are limited to using the Hauppauge HDPVR with a comcast cablebox or a ceton with cablecard or R5000.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,826
Posted By Eopian
There is another forum for picking home theater...

There is another forum for picking home theater in a box setups. Just make sure whatever you get takes HDMI and dolby truhd and dts-ma.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,165
Posted By Eopian
The best solution I have found is a combination...

The best solution I have found is a combination of two remotes. I have the free Comcast remote for controlling all of my htpc functions and my receiver. It's great - when you hit the 'All On' button...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By Eopian
I picked up the OCZ Vertex 2 60GB for ~$100...

I picked up the OCZ Vertex 2 60GB for ~$100 after reading reports that it's the fastest SSD around (at the moment). I'm using it on my server and yes, it's fast. As soon as I can afford it, I'm...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19,428
Views: 5,356,686
Posted By Eopian
Quote:Originally Posted by Schlotkins...

Quote:Originally Posted by Schlotkins http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19601058)

Has anyone tried to use 'green' memory with the intel h55...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 650,363
Posted By Eopian
I have found driver version 1053 to be the best...

I have found driver version 1053 to be the best driver for me on Windows XP however, I am upgrading my hardware and software to Windows 7 tomorrow. Which version of the driver is best for Win7 (and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-01-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19,428
Views: 5,356,686
Posted By Eopian
Quote:Originally Posted by bustamelon...

Quote:Originally Posted by bustamelon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19573929)

I think you just answered your own question....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-01-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19,428
Views: 5,356,686
Posted By Eopian
The June 2010 guide is still very much relevant....

The June 2010 guide is still very much relevant. There may be a few items no longer offered but there are replacements listed in this thread if this is true for something you are interested in. I'm...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-29-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By Eopian
Thanks guys. I'm not running a graphics card;...

Thanks guys. I'm not running a graphics card; I'm using the integrated on chip i3 graphics. I ordered a couple adapters so hopefully I saved on the cost of a new PSU.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-27-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By Eopian
I'm doing some much need upgrades to my...

I'm doing some much need upgrades to my 'server'. I'm going from an old Pentium 4 2.4ghz to a Core i3-550. I'm trying to reuse as much as possible (tuning cards, case, etc.).

Will I be able to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Eopian
OCZ Vertex 2...

OCZ Vertex 2 (http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=ocz+vertex+2). It's a solid state drive (read: no noise) which are fast, very fast (faster than your raptor...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-20-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,573
Posted By Eopian
I can record 4 hd shows, two OTA and 2 hd-pvr on...

I can record 4 hd shows, two OTA and 2 hd-pvr on a pentium 4 2.4ghz. I have successfully done it several times. I do have two hard drives for recording.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-19-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 19,428
Views: 5,356,686
Posted By Eopian
FYI @ Microcenter (In Store Only) for $40 with...

FYI @ Microcenter (In Store Only) for $40 with no rebate

4GB DDR3-1333 Dual Channel Memory Kit (2 x 2GB Memory Modules)

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0351758...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-15-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,277
Posted By Eopian
X-bit labs asked and answered this question. ...

X-bit labs asked and answered this question.

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/sto...sd-vs-8gb.html (http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/storage/display/ssd-vs-8gb.html)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-14-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,331
Posted By Eopian
Quote:Originally Posted by KenIAm...

Quote:Originally Posted by KenIAm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19484745)

I've made a LOT of progress (vladd's piece of info was key), but I'm...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By Eopian
Quote: Originally Posted by Servicetech571...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Servicetech571 http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By Eopian
I was under the impression that panels were...

I was under the impression that panels were slightly less than 1920x1080 and that overscan was simply the excess pixels of the 1920x1080 image falling of the edge of the slightly smaller screen.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By Eopian
Quote: Originally Posted by Servicetech571...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Servicetech571 http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-12-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By Eopian
No. I let it overscan. I only use size 2 when I...

No. I let it overscan. I only use size 2 when I need to use the full desktop for something. I use SageTV and have scaled the gui for that so it fits my screen perfectly. I have found that most...
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