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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2014, 05:31 AM
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Posted By mcturkey
As I outlined in my first post to this thread,...

As I outlined in my first post to this thread, buffering 4 tuners 24/7 would be 200-300GB/day of writes, which would take about 9 years to run out the wear indicator. When I stated "measured in TB",...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,326
Posted By mcturkey
The type of write-heavy long term storage that...

The type of write-heavy long term storage that could wear out an SSD within the warranty period is not something you will ever achieve unless you are using it in a server where you see daily writes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-08-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,326
Posted By mcturkey
I'd go with whichever ends up being cheapest. As...

I'd go with whichever ends up being cheapest. As long as you're going with a brand like Samsung, Seagate, Micron, Intel, or SanDisk, you should be fine.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-04-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By mcturkey
SteamOS or Steam Big Picture Mode are your only...

SteamOS or Steam Big Picture Mode are your only options here without investing in a server/thin client setup that would cost tens of thousands. You won't be able to game on more than one system at a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,326
Posted By mcturkey
You will not kill an SSD with writes until long...

You will not kill an SSD with writes until long after it has been replaced with vastly superior storage, even if you are buffering 4 tuners 24/7. That would be 200-300GB/day in writes, which means...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,149
Posted By mcturkey
Component quality is not going downhill. If...

Component quality is not going downhill. If you've noticed an abrupt change in DOA parts in the last 6 months, you should consider 2 things - logistics and ESD.

The biggest reason for DOA...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-19-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 8,148
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dcard http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Foxbat121 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531281/is-esata-dead#post_24707155)

Says who? Even a USB 3.0 external drive can't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By mcturkey
It's no longer supported on the majority of new...

It's no longer supported on the majority of new motherboards and systems. USB 2.0 was fast enough for external drives already, and USB 3.0 took it even further. USB can be set to power down when not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-29-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kapone http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1528982/central-home-virtual-server-running-multiple-wmc-htpcs#post_24663155)

I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,165
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by naednek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1528468/cut-the-cord-roku-and-antenna-want-dvr-functionality-now-what#post_24655157)
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-27-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,165
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by naednek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1528468/cut-the-cord-roku-and-antenna-want-dvr-functionality-now-what#post_24654749)

I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-25-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By mcturkey
It can't be done. You'd need dedicated video...

It can't be done. You'd need dedicated video cards for each that are passed through, which right now can only be done with XenServer, and usually requires high-end Quadro or FirePro cards to work...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-21-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CitznFish http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-20-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by amarshonarbangla http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1528167/trying-to-get-into-the-home-media-server-game#post_24626958)

Those...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ajhieb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops/30#post_24626112)

Where did he say...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by Aleron...

Quote:Originally Posted by Aleron Ives http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops/30#post_24625861)

I find the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by arnyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops/30#post_24625177)

+1.

Routers rather...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laserfan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops/30#post_24623859)

How embarrassing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-18-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pylor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops/30#post_24620544)

It's been ages since...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pylor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops/30#post_24620443)

Routers have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laserfan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops/30#post_24620058)

Sorry, but I am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dfkimbro http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526558/ms-drops-xp-support-the-first-shoe-drops#post_24606861)

The risk is not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-14-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 81,302
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TxBobS http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455591/media-browser-3-is-coming/1290#post_24606321)

I'm not trying to run one of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-11-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,483
Posted By mcturkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by boe http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526442/6-tb-sata-drive-available-t-at-newegg/30#post_24595499)



It's the metric system...
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