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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By ES_Revenge
I think it all started in January of this year,...

I think it all started in January of this year, or around there. It's not as necessary to warn people about it now I guess since they aren't actually taking orders/money at the moment, but yeah...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-26-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 313
Posted By ES_Revenge
So yes you need to be in UEFI mode and have a...

So yes you need to be in UEFI mode and have a UEFI install. If your board does not have UEFI the most you will get is 2.2TB unless you use another drive to boot from (be it an SSD or other 2TB or...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-26-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By ES_Revenge
Apparently you're unaware of the FrozenCPU...

Apparently you're unaware of the FrozenCPU debacle?
Short version:
-Owner has had some struggles with addiction, etc. Started wrecking up the business. (As claimed by employees).
-Fired all...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By ES_Revenge
As Tornado said. However if you do need a little...

As Tornado said. However if you do need a little more power than Pi (like if you need to run Windows for example) but nothing more demanding than video playback is required, I'd recommend Bay...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-25-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By ES_Revenge
Only full solution for HEVC at the moment is GTX...

Only full solution for HEVC at the moment is GTX 960 (someone oorrect me if I'm mistaken). Broadwell iGPUs do "hybrid" HEVC decode as do various other Nvidia GPUs and AMD's Tonga (R9 285--AMD's only...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-25-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 313
Posted By ES_Revenge
Glad you got it sorted. Just a note I'm...

Glad you got it sorted.


Just a note I'm not sure was mentioned directly... AFAIK you can only boot a GPT partition if your board has UEFI and you do a UEFI Windows install with 64-bit...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-25-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,519
Posted By ES_Revenge
A little late but... This is a common...

A little late but...


This is a common problem in CCC--at least it has been for me...for as long as I remember.


There's two ways to make it "stay" on 0-255 (or whatever pixel format)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-25-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By ES_Revenge
Well yeah but in that case you probably don't...

Well yeah but in that case you probably don't watch much TV though given you're probably only getting like three or four channels. In that case why do you need to record anything? You're probably...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 636
Posted By ES_Revenge
Right because the Ethernet connections on BD...

Right because the Ethernet connections on BD players (current or future) can easily pass drive data as if it were a NAS device? Standalone players aren't gaming consoles.



This has nothing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 636
Posted By ES_Revenge
That still probably won't work because standalone...

That still probably won't work because standalone players can't have their drives/optics easily connected to PCs. Same reasoning explains why you can't just "hack up" a now-cheap DVD/SACD standalone...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By ES_Revenge
Well I tried out my PC with the 5670 in it with a...

Well I tried out my PC with the 5670 in it with a 3D TV. Updated it to Cat 14.12 Omega as well, while I was at it (as it was on 14.9). But no dice on 3D BD. First off MVC decode does not work,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 636
Posted By ES_Revenge
I'm not going to get into silly back and forth...

I'm not going to get into silly back and forth about how one might consider one thing "incremental" and something else "totally different" with little basis to support other than mere opinion...
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 946
Posted By ES_Revenge
But still solid-state, I'd imagine? :P

But still solid-state, I'd imagine? :P
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By ES_Revenge
^IMO it's not worth the money for the few OTA...

^IMO it's not worth the money for the few OTA channels you can get, but that's up to OP to decide. A friend of mine tried like 5 different antennas for OTA channels (not for PC/recording use just...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 946
Posted By ES_Revenge
LOL :D Despite the fact that they don't...

LOL :D


Despite the fact that they don't do any of that I still maintain all computers with Core2 and later CPUs require an SSD so as not to make them "feel" much slower than they actually are.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By ES_Revenge
In Canada you're basically screwed, yeah. We...

In Canada you're basically screwed, yeah. We don't have Cablecard here so the only thing you can get with HD tuners is OTA/ASTC channels which in most places you can only get like 3-6 channels and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 112
Posted By ES_Revenge
Not really a solution to the actual problem (it...

Not really a solution to the actual problem (it shouldn't be doing that) but you could use a hotkey combination to switch back to 1080p60 (or whatever your usual resolution is) afterwards, as a fix. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By ES_Revenge
Originally HD 5000 series cards did not support...

Originally HD 5000 series cards did not support 3D (3D BD, MVC, HDMI frame-packing output), however later on AMD "retconned" this into the drivers for most HD 5xxx cards. Therefore if you have the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 636
Posted By ES_Revenge
We're getting OT now but PCs certainly can play...

We're getting OT now but PCs certainly can play DSD (which is the format on SACD) back natively. There are several sound chips by the likes of Realtek, etc. that support DSD and do DSD->Analog...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,055
Posted By ES_Revenge
That's what I mean by killed, dead. These are...

That's what I mean by killed, dead. These are all just different ways of saying WMC is over and done. Whether it's in 10 or not, is neither here nor there. Development is long over, it's not going...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,055
Posted By ES_Revenge
As others have said Media Center has already been...

As others have said Media Center has already been killed. What they're being coy about is whether a compatible version of it will be available on 10 or not. It's seeming more like it will be,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 70
Posted By ES_Revenge
Do other HDMI sources sound fine on the receiver?...

Do other HDMI sources sound fine on the receiver? Assuming you're using HDMI, I mean.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 636
Posted By ES_Revenge
You may also consider that more people will be...

You may also consider that more people will be trying to "crack" a movie format like 4K BD than would have SACD (a niche audiophile format).


However, that said, I still agree. I've never seen...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-22-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,055
Posted By ES_Revenge
That is what they're talking about--Windows...

That is what they're talking about--Windows installs with non-genuine activations.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-22-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 946
Posted By ES_Revenge
Wow nuts, didn't think people would actually...

Wow nuts, didn't think people would actually think that lol. It should be obvious given the way games work--they "load up" before the level/stage starts and then rarely access the drive thereafter. ...
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