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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Sammy2
They are about 20 miles from me in Costa Mesa,...

They are about 20 miles from me in Costa Mesa, CA. Mind you 20 miles takes an hour in these parts
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 06:18 PM
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Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
Any suggestions on a Haswell i5 and associated...

Any suggestions on a Haswell i5 and associated MoBo part numbers?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
My biggest concern is pushing 4 or 5 extenders in...

My biggest concern is pushing 4 or 5 extenders in addition to the HTPC being connected to the main AVR/TV. I'm also concerned maybe about transcoding for the Rokus BUT I currently use my i5-650 for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
When I saw you had posted in here, I hoped you...

When I saw you had posted in here, I hoped you had something to say about CPU/MoBo hardware for me to look at! LOL! Any recommendations? I'm out of the loop since admin sent me to solitary for a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 726
Posted By Sammy2
Been using Shark007 for 4 years. Back in the day...

Been using Shark007 for 4 years. Back in the day it had issues with Live TV not playing nice but now? Smooth as silk. I recommend it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 11:04 AM
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Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
Good point. How much do you figure that would be?...

Good point. How much do you figure that would be? Any MoBo suggestions?

Of course I'd get more RAM as I'm only x86 right now with 2x2Gb and will go x64 with 2x4Gb or 1x8Gb on this upgrade too.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
Direct Linky...

Direct Linky (http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1758452)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
OK, the deal ends in an hour but the egg usually...

OK, the deal ends in an hour but the egg usually extends them all day.

That said, it seems that the single channel memory might be something to avoid.

I suppose I should start a new thread, but...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
I have this...

I have this (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150642) video card..

XFX Core Edition FX-785A-ZNL4 Radeon HD 7850 1GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
Currently I have an i3-550 Clarkdale that'll do 2...

Currently I have an i3-550 Clarkdale that'll do 2 extenders but I'm getting ready to expand my setup because the new lady in my life wants a TV in every room and I figured what the heck I want one in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Sammy2
Thoughts on today's Shell Shocker for an HTPC

Linky (http://www.newegg.com/Special/ShellShocker.aspx?nm_mc=EMC-SD072014&cm_mmc=EMC-SD072014-_-SD072414-_-item-_-19-113-286&et_cid=9760&et_rid=145649)

This will be used to power 4 or 5 WMC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By Sammy2
^ Did you mean to post this in another thread?

^ Did you mean to post this in another thread?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2014, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Sammy2
Going strong for two weeks now!!

Going strong for two weeks now!!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2014, 07:02 AM
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Views: 173
Posted By Sammy2
I don't use ReClock for this. I use MadVR's...

I don't use ReClock for this. I use MadVR's smooth motion to smooth out the playback. It works fine this way.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Sammy2
Here's (www.assassinhtpcblog.com) a direct link...

Here's (www.assassinhtpcblog.com) a direct link to his guides
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 726
Posted By Sammy2
Relax! I'm pretty sure that none of you want to...

Relax! I'm pretty sure that none of you want to be on hiatus..

Oh yeah, none of you are hypersensitive noobs..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Sammy2
Sound advice.. I vote for MPC-HC.

Sound advice.. I vote for MPC-HC.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 80,946
Posted By Sammy2
And I knew that too.. Doh..

And I knew that too.. Doh..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,516
Posted By Sammy2
I bet you were. I'm sorry you couldn't crowd fund...

I bet you were. I'm sorry you couldn't crowd fund an alternative to WMC because of the Cable Companies desire to circumvent the regulations allowing alternatives to their cash cow STB's.

The other...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,516
Posted By Sammy2
So what purpose does CableLabs even serve? I...

So what purpose does CableLabs even serve? I thought part of what they do is to serve as the aggregator for licensing DRM (I read it as Damn Rights Management) issues?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,182
Posted By Sammy2
It could be. I'm still stretching my dollars with...

It could be. I'm still stretching my dollars with a 2010 built i5-650 Just like the fact that I drive a 2002 vehicle because I just want to get my money's worth. Maybe it is time for an upgrade but...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,182
Posted By Sammy2
My advertised speed with Charter is 100/5 but I...

My advertised speed with Charter is 100/5 but I usually get around 90/5.5 or so. I can do 2Mbps without issue but am not noticing an increase in quality and have an occasional lag.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 80,946
Posted By Sammy2
After clicking the link for the beta channel on...

After clicking the link for the beta channel on my Roku account page it said it could take up to 24 hours for the beta MB3 client to be active. I noticed no differences in MB3 last night so I guess...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 80,946
Posted By Sammy2
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,182
Posted By Sammy2
You set it up to use your static ip address at...

You set it up to use your static ip address at your home and port 8096 which must be opened in your router. I also set them to use 720p @ 1Mbps even though my internet service has 5Mbps up to allow...
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