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Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 690
Posted By ES_Revenge
One suggestion about the antenna. Because...

One suggestion about the antenna. Because everyone lives somewhere different and local signals will vary, along with your exact installation, walls, interference, etc. you might have to try more...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,437
Posted By ES_Revenge
Dolby Digital is terrible--640kbps for 6 channels...

Dolby Digital is terrible--640kbps for 6 channels is a joke. I can notice a difference, audibly, on a BD if somehow the DD track is inadvertently selected, without even looking at what the player...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,437
Posted By ES_Revenge
Garbage, where they belong? LOL. But...

Garbage, where they belong? LOL.


But speaking seriously, a DVD player can be had for what these days, $20? Used ones must be like $5-10. And I'd imagine if you own DVDs you'll probably have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-12-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By ES_Revenge
I'd imagine if he's considering cards like a 290X...

I'd imagine if he's considering cards like a 290X and a 970, gaming has to be of importance.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,426
Posted By ES_Revenge
In other words licence agreements like EULAs,...

In other words licence agreements like EULAs, etc.? Though these do not always hold up in court either.



You'd be surprised what people have sued over :P


Follow the law, at all times...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,426
Posted By ES_Revenge
Ah yes, that would probably be it. No Cable Card...

Ah yes, that would probably be it. No Cable Card here = no knowledge of PlayReady. Sucks that there is no CC here too :(


Well okay that's true and all but we have to consider this was also...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By ES_Revenge
While that may be true, if you're using something...

While that may be true, if you're using something as slow as a Celeron J : cough : ATOM : cough : you'd definitely want to be transcoding with QS which would be quite speedy relative to trying to use...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By ES_Revenge
Does the amp section of the DVD unit still work...

Does the amp section of the DVD unit still work or is the whole thing kaput? If it's still working then all you need is stereo L/R line out from a PC and you'll be good (though you'll have to live...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,437
Posted By ES_Revenge
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,437
Posted By ES_Revenge
LOL @ the MS guy talking about how DVD playback...

LOL @ the MS guy talking about how DVD playback was the main use for WMC. Really? First off, who watches a DVD in this day and age? Secondly what happened to all the TV users of WMC? You're...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,426
Posted By ES_Revenge
LOL PlayReady...and 3.0? I never even heard of...

LOL PlayReady...and 3.0? I never even heard of the first two revisions. At this point in time I'm just filing this along with stuff like MTP and Playsforsure, both of which are relatively obscure...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By ES_Revenge
First I think you need to understand active v....

First I think you need to understand active v. passive adapters and DP++ ports that are on most computer gear. I have explained this before (unrelated thread but my post here is related to DP...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 153
Posted By ES_Revenge
Couple things I don't think anyone touched on... ...

Couple things I don't think anyone touched on...


-FX-4130, for gaming purposes, is about equivalent to a high end/Yorkfield C2Q processor. However you have the advantages of DDR3 RAM and faster...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By ES_Revenge
32-bit version of Windows 7 is no older or newer...

32-bit version of Windows 7 is no older or newer than the 64-bit version. The only mainstream Windows where the x64 was later released was XP, I believe. (XP did have a 64 bit version to begin with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By ES_Revenge
I think the biggest difference is the power...

I think the biggest difference is the power consumption ;) R9 290 consumes much more power than a GTX 970. During BD playback specifically, the 290X consumes nearly 80W while the 970 consumes 12W. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By ES_Revenge
Doesn't the TS-453 Pro have a Celeron...

Doesn't the TS-453 Pro have a Celeron J1900...which has QuickSync? Shouldn't it be able to transcode with that?

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-10-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By ES_Revenge
AFAIK, HP's "passive IR receivers" aren't...

AFAIK, HP's "passive IR receivers" aren't RC6/eHome/MCE sensors at all.


The actual definition of a "passive IR sensor" is essentially what you see in motion sensor lights/switches. HP has used...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-03-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By ES_Revenge
Volume can be adjusted (from the PC) for PCM,...

Volume can be adjusted (from the PC) for PCM, provided you do NOT use WASAPI streaming (aka exclusive mode). Volume can't be adjusted for bitstreamed formats (Dolby Digital, DTS).
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-02-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By ES_Revenge
Radio? People still listen to that? LOL. ...

Radio? People still listen to that? LOL.


Seriously though even if you can't use a tuner can't you just go to the station's website and stream whatever they're playing just as easily? Plus...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-31-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,286
Posted By ES_Revenge
Well sounds like OTA may be all you need, in...

Well sounds like OTA may be all you need, in which case definitely stop paying for cable.


Agreed but only for modern devices*. The only good Netflix on PC, is the Win8 app (which personally I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-31-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,121
Posted By ES_Revenge
Yeah it looks like AM1 was a flop--as I even said...

Yeah it looks like AM1 was a flop--as I even said earlier in this thread there doesn't seem to be much point in socketing CPUs in this segment... While I doubt Carrizo (not Corizzo :P ) will be the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
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: 330
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: 430
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: 265
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...
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