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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 08:58 AM
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Posted By fierce_gt
this will be something worth looking at, but i...

this will be something worth looking at, but i definitely need to see it for myself before i get at all excited. in the past, i've NEVER wanted a tv to be brighter, but i've ALWAYS wanted it to get...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 08:48 AM
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Views: 613,111
Posted By fierce_gt
thanks for the effort. i still don't think...

thanks for the effort.

i still don't think i would do this to mine(i'd need to have a reason, and i don't right now), but i do find it interesting to see what is actually affected and what isn't....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-18-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,761
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm pretty sure the review i read had this, but i...

i'm pretty sure the review i read had this, but i didn't understand 80% of the tests they did.

what i do remember was that it took something like 57hrs to do a 'rebuild' after they removed one 8tb...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-17-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,761
Posted By fierce_gt
thanks. i just finished 'skimming' a review, it...

thanks. i just finished 'skimming' a review, it appears with 'simple' tasks the drives maintain comfortably more than 100mb/s read/write. it's not ideal for moving new media on to it, but i don't see...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-17-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,761
Posted By fierce_gt
yeah, i haven't set up anything in raid, i've...

yeah, i haven't set up anything in raid, i've been 'lucky' so far.

there's a couple of reasons i'm leaning towards trying one. first is obviously the price. it is the best cost per gb available to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-17-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,761
Posted By fierce_gt
so, what's the current opinion on using these for...

so, what's the current opinion on using these for a HTPC? i've been watching the WD red 6tb drives, and thought they were a touch pricey at 270 around xmas, well since then they've gone up almost...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12,042
Views: 613,111
Posted By fierce_gt
i can only speak for myself, but i would be...

i can only speak for myself, but i would be interested in that information because the f8500 is my point of reference now. ie, if the oled looks about the same, i know it'll be great, if it looks...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-16-2015, 09:27 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
Dustin, i'm curious about what you've done. first...

Dustin, i'm curious about what you've done. first off, more info is always a good thing, so even though i feel (at this point anyway) what you've done would be a terrible idea for me, nobody should...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,022
Posted By fierce_gt
I agree it's way high, but the market sucks, I...

I agree it's way high, but the market sucks, I don't have a time machine, and you're not going to get a better tv of the same size for less.


I'd pass, but that's because I don't NEED a tv right...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 11,005
Posted By fierce_gt
you don't have to do anything. blurays will...

you don't have to do anything. blurays will continue to work, as they always have. keep enjoying them.


but now you have the OPTION of buying your new movies at an even higher quality.


this...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 05:14 PM
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Views: 613,111
Posted By fierce_gt
it's not what you think. when you rename the...

it's not what you think. when you rename the input 'PC' or 'PC DVI' is enters a different 'mode' that reduces lag and a lot of the processing(including some of the good stuff like 10pt white...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 08:04 AM
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Posted By fierce_gt
^^ i'm going to respectfully disagree. it could...

^^ i'm going to respectfully disagree. it could be variance with production runs/units, but for MY f8500, sharpness is best between 0-10, INCLUDING game mode. but PC mode does need to be higher, i...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-09-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12,042
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Posted By fierce_gt
good point, it's unlikely to be completely fixed...

good point, it's unlikely to be completely fixed by lowering sharpness, but hopefully those artifacts won't be noticeable from viewing distance without the extra sharpening
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-08-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By fierce_gt
that's impressive on a technical standpoint. like...

that's impressive on a technical standpoint. like REALLY impressive. but I'm failing to think of a compelling reason to do this, and how it's not actually wasting space...? maybe i don't have enough...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By fierce_gt
i HATE our popcorn ceiling! such a pain to paint...

i HATE our popcorn ceiling! such a pain to paint it, and when i had to make repairs it's always easy to tell where they are.

that being said, it does appear 'less shiny' compared to the same matte...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm not sure the board rules for posting pics....

i'm not sure the board rules for posting pics. you may have to make 10 posts, or you can pm me the link and i'll post it for you
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12,042
Views: 613,111
Posted By fierce_gt
try 0-10... that is almost definitely the cause...

try 0-10... that is almost definitely the cause of that issue.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 69,157
Posted By fierce_gt
that sounds an awful lot like how I would...

that sounds an awful lot like how I would describe IR... if it's something different, my bad, carry on, but that's basically the description of image retention.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12,042
Views: 613,111
Posted By fierce_gt
the color on PC is not adjustable... you would...

the color on PC is not adjustable... you would have to make all adjustments on the pc's video card(at least that's the rationale behind that mode)

the color was off, significantly on the charts...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-06-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 69,157
Posted By fierce_gt
yeah, don't get me wrong, I'm not arguing against...

yeah, don't get me wrong, I'm not arguing against the importance of ansi contrast, or the fact crt's struggled in this area.


just making an observation that my eyes don't agree with convention,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-05-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm assuming you have a samsung... there is...

i'm assuming you have a samsung...

there is no 'in general' when it comes to this. it's about matching your source. if you are feeding a 0-255 'full range' RGB source, then you want it set to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-05-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 69,157
Posted By fierce_gt
in all honesty, ansi contrast means nothing to...

in all honesty, ansi contrast means nothing to me, absolutely nothing. i've read forever how important it was, and took that on faith. but my projector has less than 200:1 ansi contrast, and it's...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 518
Posted By fierce_gt
watches are jewelry. they serve no PRACTICAL...

watches are jewelry. they serve no PRACTICAL purpose anymore. it's one thing to say it's classier, but it's not necessary. i have 2 or 3 watches still too, i've stopped wearing them, because i find...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 518
Posted By fierce_gt
i just think it's pretty ironic that apple and...

i just think it's pretty ironic that apple and the iphone(arguably started the 'smartphone' trend) is the main reason watches became obsolete in the first place. and now they are trying to bring them...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-01-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,239
Posted By fierce_gt
that's misleading. are you happy with black and...

that's misleading. are you happy with black and white? 12fps?


FYI, I am satisfied with 1080p, I'm not satisfied with 24fps


the point is, at a certain point more is just more, and not an...
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