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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-28-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By MrBobb
The new thins aren't that thin, often they are...

The new thins aren't that thin, often they are thin on top but with a bulge in the middle, and the super-expensive one are more than I need.

One would think they wanna unload those old models...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By MrBobb
Insane Amazon OLD TV prices?

So am looking for a 2011-12 TV, am fond of those's year THIN.

Looked at Amazon, and it's absolutely INSANE how much they are asking. 'wus up with that? Why would anybody pay that kind of money...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-25-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 382
Posted By MrBobb
I have no empirical data to back this up but I...

I have no empirical data to back this up but I don't like my HD to have more than 2 platters, I think more platter than that and it's hard on the bearings, the motor, the heat. Currently, if am still...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By MrBobb
THX! will check it out.

THX! will check it out.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-13-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By MrBobb
They are all USB2 speed and want me run FAT.

They are all USB2 speed and want me run FAT.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-13-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By MrBobb
Looking for a simple NAS adapter

Just like the USB port in the back of my Airport Extreme, but able to work with NTFS and true USB3 speed.

Other folks want to sell me Enterprise class, RAID, encryption, want to fresh format my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By MrBobb
To me a PC was never, will never be reliable...

To me a PC was never, will never be reliable enough to be my control center, never mind atmos or whatever next technology. YMMV.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-01-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By MrBobb
Even though 3-4TB maybe the sweet spot for best $...

Even though 3-4TB maybe the sweet spot for best $ per Byte, the necessity for backup may compel you to buy two 2TB drives. Can always back up to old drives if you have them.

For future...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By MrBobb
This is pretty much an open rack, I don't think...

This is pretty much an open rack, I don't think you will have problem. A closed-sides cabinet, different tune.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-27-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 484
Posted By MrBobb
I was right, Clonzilla doesn't like GPT...

I was right, Clonzilla doesn't like GPT partitions when creating the Bootable Flash, it would be nice if it told me so. Anywhoo, it's asking me too many questions - NO. Staying with Macrium,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 484
Posted By MrBobb
No, just trying to build a bootable Flash....

No, just trying to build a bootable Flash. Somewhere I saw something about GPT vs MBR, perhaps clonzilla just doesn't like GPT so will try with MBR and see what happens.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 484
Posted By MrBobb
Talk about lightweight. I've been using Ghost95...

Talk about lightweight. I've been using Ghost95 DOS boot until W7Pro broke it. It fits on a 1.44m floppy! it simply does its thing for disaster recovery and nothing fancy. I like my disaster recovery...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-23-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By MrBobb
For reliability and I would simply not buy the...

For reliability and I would simply not buy the lastest&(not)greatest. I would buy last year models, even the year before, because by this time there would had been tons of reviews online you can rely...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-14-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 755
Posted By MrBobb
While you are at it, see if your garage have...

While you are at it, see if your garage have 220v, you new Tesla/Leaf may like one. :D
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 519
Posted By MrBobb
I remember trying silverlight on my old XP...

I remember trying silverlight on my old XP machine and it would crash it. Netflix itself moved away from silverlight early this year? and WMC Netflix is still on silverlight. Well I say the writing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By MrBobb
Thanks for the link, book marked it. 5.9w is...

Thanks for the link, book marked it.

5.9w is pretty insane. Just my chipset alone has a TDP of 5w.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 519
Posted By MrBobb
I always used AppleTV for Netflix and noticed the...

I always used AppleTV for Netflix and noticed the WMC applet after I installed it, used it a couple of times, didn't like it, went back to my AppleTV. Is OK, not married to one platform, whoever...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 360
Posted By MrBobb
An old argument: HTPC or stand-alone streaming...

An old argument: HTPC or stand-alone streaming boxes. And to me, stand-alone boxes are gaining ground because most consumers, let be honest, just want to plug-it-in and turn-it-on. Doesn't mean...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By MrBobb
I don't do gaming but am betting "retro gaming"...

I don't do gaming but am betting "retro gaming" doesn't need a stand-alone GPU. -175 right there.

256 SSD is unnecessary IHMO. The idea is, SSD for fast boot and perhaps fast App load but all your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 360
Posted By MrBobb
I shudder when people want to cover all their...

I shudder when people want to cover all their bases with 1 box. What happens when you got that thing hooked with all the cabling, and you feel like doing some surfing on your lap WHILE watching the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-09-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By MrBobb
Don't buy the "S" or the "M" those just cap your...

Don't buy the "S" or the "M" those just cap your top end which is really for boxes that have limited cooling, as mentioned idle the same as the non "S/M."

But you needn't worry so much for idle if...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-07-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,051
Posted By MrBobb
That STTNG episode, with the resuscitated 20...

That STTNG episode, with the resuscitated 20 century humans, "and you ain't got no Tee-Vee, what do you do around here for fun?"

Data: "That particular kind of entertainment disappeared in 2071."
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-07-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By MrBobb
Yup, some old Apps are 32-bit specific, and if...

Yup, some old Apps are 32-bit specific, and if you are not able to upgrade them...

Photoshop should be OK though, I am still running PS6 <gasp!> it install under the 32-bit folder.

Got an...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-02-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,571
Posted By MrBobb
Bummer. They should just release the code...

Bummer.

They should just release the code then for the public domain community, God know there are tons of people who can make it better and keep updating it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-28-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By MrBobb
MDF mainly cost I suppose. But I have chosen...

MDF mainly cost I suppose.

But I have chosen MDF over plywood in situations I want a perfectly flat surface that's already been smoothed. Plywood may warp over time vs MDF will only warp if it's...
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