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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,393
Posted By Baccusboy
I have a Marantz SR8002, and would like some...

I have a Marantz SR8002, and would like some help with the audio upsampling feature.

In the past, I had a Sony PS3 which would allow me to upsample the audio to various levels in CD playback. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Baccusboy
Solved it. I had windows 7 set to basic XP style...

Solved it. I had windows 7 set to basic XP style theme, which not only turns off aero (which I thought would be easier on my GPU), it also forces the GPU into a reduced mode, slowing it down. Going...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Baccusboy
I'm working with some older stuff here, and...

I'm working with some older stuff here, and would prefer to spend no money to upgrade, but perhaps I should.

I've got a Gigabyte Radeon HD 4550 1GB DDR3 (the one with the screen/fanless heatsink)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Baccusboy
We live in South Korea, where inflation is...

We live in South Korea, where inflation is happening, and costs of living are getting expensive. We've been looking for ways to save money, and one way I decided was energy costs. Electricity costs...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,927
Posted By Baccusboy
Also should add that I can now copy huge movie...

Also should add that I can now copy huge movie files 10+ times faster in Windows 8. And that's no exaggeration. There was always a bug in Windows 7 that made copying huge files to a USB or external...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,927
Posted By Baccusboy
I have Windows 8 since launch day. I just...

I have Windows 8 since launch day.

I just wanted to add that I couldn't get my e-mail upgrade key from MS when I applied online. So I tried other e-mails thinking that I had a spam issue. Turns...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 28,758
Posted By Baccusboy
I'll tell you what.... if I copy a large movie...

I'll tell you what.... if I copy a large movie file in excess of 1gb, it's 10 times faster than Windows 7!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By Baccusboy
Just bought a non-3D bluray player this week,...

Just bought a non-3D bluray player this week, and thought I'd mention that the department stores and other main stores seem to have dumped all of their old stock non-3D stock for the internet...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-13-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16,994
Views: 2,053,440
Posted By Baccusboy
Just wanted to say that I pulled the trigger on...

Just wanted to say that I pulled the trigger on a new LG390 model. I like it a lot. I've owned 2 PS3's in the past, and it performs better than my PS3 did in more than one area.

For one my 2...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3,601
Views: 661,642
Posted By Baccusboy
Here in Korea, I've seen some online sites list...

Here in Korea, I've seen some online sites list the model 1600 as 1600A, 1600B, or 1600C. That might explain the differences in handling firmware?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-10-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16,994
Views: 2,053,440
Posted By Baccusboy
Hi all, I have owned 2 PS3's, and have over...

Hi all,

I have owned 2 PS3's, and have over 100 blu-rays. They worked great, but I sold the first PS3 to get the quieter 2nd one. Sold the 2nd one to try a computer set-up for BR playback. I have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Baccusboy
Is anyone getting 100 percent clean playback...

Is anyone getting 100 percent clean playback through their 5450? I'm not! It's most noticable on AVI/DIVX files.

Hello?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-14-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Baccusboy
My HD5450 seems to be dropping frames or...

My HD5450 seems to be dropping frames or something funky through the HDMI. It only happens during certain parts of the movie -- like every 20 seconds or so? Doesn't matter if it's a busy action...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,424
Posted By Baccusboy
Updated to the latest catalyst drivers, per...

Updated to the latest catalyst drivers, per thread on this board, and seem to be getting correct 5.1 audio now from a .mkv file. Had to adjust a few things after install, but works now. Will play...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,424
Posted By Baccusboy
I used to have a Gigabyte ATI HD4550 that worked...

I used to have a Gigabyte ATI HD4550 that worked just fine passing PCM to my Marantz 8002 receiver. I have since decided to go to a smaller box on the same PC, and went with a Gigabyte ATI HD5450 as...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-04-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By Baccusboy
I suggest you put an anti-virus on this machine....

I suggest you put an anti-virus on this machine.

Microsoft now offers a very good FREE anti-virus called Microsoft Security Essentials. It doesn't slow your system down when surfiing, either....
Forum: HD DVD Players   09-27-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By Baccusboy
Scary thought!

Scary thought!
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-27-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 128,347
Posted By Baccusboy
I don't pre-order discs anymore. Someone always...

I don't pre-order discs anymore. Someone always breaks the opening date, and I never know what the quality of the disc is if I pre-order.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-27-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By Baccusboy
I hope Lionsgate does a recall on this disc. ...

I hope Lionsgate does a recall on this disc.

This is absolutely nasty beyond belief. Someone needs to write an article. This disc has literally scared me away from purchasing any disc without a...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-27-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By Baccusboy
Quote:Originally Posted by Nosferax...

Quote:Originally Posted by Nosferax http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14736628)

Is the stairstepping throughout the film or just on the text? I...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   09-27-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,002
Posted By Baccusboy
The blu-ray for Young Guns is the most horrible...

The blu-ray for Young Guns is the most horrible transfer I've ever seen. It has major, major stairstepping issues. I'm actually really shocked this ever made it to disc. It's that terrible.

It's...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-25-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By Baccusboy
This movie has the worst stair-stepping I've...

This movie has the worst stair-stepping I've ever seen on a blu-ray!

How on Earth can people not notice that?

This transfer is the worst in history!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,088
Views: 671,785
Posted By Baccusboy
Quote:Originally Posted by Humanoid1...

Quote:Originally Posted by Humanoid1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14153577)

My speakers are all set to small and at 60hz xover. My svs sub...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-24-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,027
Posted By Baccusboy
I have a 5.1 system. Small 12x12 room size and a...

I have a 5.1 system. Small 12x12 room size and a large window taking up most of my right wall pretty much kills any hope of a 7.1 system. Will look forward to when I get a larger place and can try...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   06-18-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 34,193
Posted By Baccusboy
A few photos of this technology in action from...

A few photos of this technology in action from user Carrion on another site. Comes from Toshiba Japan:

http://www.watch.impress.co.jp/av/docs/20080114/dg96_13.jpg...
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