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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Mfusick
Sure like a week after I just bought new parts...

Sure like a week after I just bought new parts for my parents HTPC to do 3D, I coulda just added one of these to their Pentium. Lol.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 55,512
Posted By Mfusick
I submit the land purchase plan to my town...

I submit the land purchase plan to my town planning board in the morning actually. Then the remodel permit and zoning board of appeals variance next week. I'm getting close! Provided everything...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Mfusick
For mobo I like the Asrock and Asus stuff. Z97. ...

For mobo I like the Asrock and Asus stuff. Z97. The Z series boards give you a lot of value besides overclocking (prob not use that). They have Intel LAN, extra sata ports. Next generation sata...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Mfusick
Well if you can do the i5 or i7 combo you...

Well if you can do the i5 or i7 combo you effectively get better chip and board for same cost. The i5 k chip is $199 but you also get $40 off a Z97 motherboard and the total cost is as cheap or...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By Mfusick
MCM will put a video file inside a folder...

MCM will put a video file inside a folder automatically. That's easier than a file to folder execution. That extra step is cool, but not necessary.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Mfusick
Can you do microcenter ?

Can you do microcenter ?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 55,512
Posted By Mfusick
You've heard the saying "it takes a village" ...

You've heard the saying "it takes a village"

I'd say it takes a village to DIY theater :) I have noticed that some of the DIY builds these days are quite higher in quality than the past (on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 187
Posted By Mfusick
I disabled overscan (reduced it) on a couple Sony...

I disabled overscan (reduced it) on a couple Sony TV's in the past. The service menu is fairly straight forward for those TVs if I remember. It's been years since I adjust convergence or...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 187
Posted By Mfusick
Yeah I admit I read like only 40% of this thread...

Yeah I admit I read like only 40% of this thread and did indeed miss the part of avoiding AMD :)

Are you using DVI to run the signal ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 499
Posted By Mfusick
I'm planning a 36 foot long theater (25' wide)...

I'm planning a 36 foot long theater (25' wide) above a new construction garage, my riser will probably start around 17 or 18 feet and extend the entire way back so like 18 feet long. I was thinking...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,279
Posted By Mfusick
I'm still waiting for the "I need helping tuning...

I'm still waiting for the "I need helping tuning a sealed martysub to 1hz" thread to pop up in the forum.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By Mfusick
Flexraid installs into windows, it's only a...

Flexraid installs into windows, it's only a program or plugin. (although they have a linux version too) It's not an OS.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Mfusick
I tried that the first time. It did not work for...

I tried that the first time. It did not work for me either. I wasted and entire day's pay calling into work too. But then I found a thread on an internet forum that explained the problem, and sure...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,570
Posted By Mfusick
I am planning a 36'x25' over the top of garage...

I am planning a 36'x25' over the top of garage theater myself, that is why I am so interested. I love the look and size of the space !
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 315
Posted By Mfusick
I would not have answered if I did not know you...

I would not have answered if I did not know you :D Fair enough. You make a good point. I was typing fast and being very general. There is probably 15 different ways you can download movies or TV...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Mfusick
You want a Haswell i5 I think.

You want a Haswell i5 I think.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10,783
Views: 695,017
Posted By Mfusick
I like external crossovers. They just seem...

I like external crossovers. They just seem cooler. And easier to upgrade or tweak later.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 187
Posted By Mfusick
Simple vs Advanced, check that.

Simple vs Advanced, check that.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 499
Posted By Mfusick
What if you did not have any significant volume...

What if you did not have any significant volume or enclosure size issues ? What would you design ? Could you make something work using a single sheet of ply ? 4x8 ? Or two ? 8x8 ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 499
Posted By Mfusick
How come no one designs huge horns with multiple...

How come no one designs huge horns with multiple drivers with lots of excursion ? I'd be interested in something that was like that.

Just hit the issues head on, make the cabinet stupid big if...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By Mfusick
Yeah I meant just don't include the place you...

Yeah I meant just don't include the place you record and buffer live TV in your flexraid array. Changing data (like a constant live steam recording or buffering) will throw an errors during validate...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By Mfusick
Flexraid server would allow you to add all your...

Flexraid server would allow you to add all your existing drives (even with data on them) or remove them at any point. If that matters. Unraid I think you need to copy the data and the pre-clear...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By Mfusick
Welcome !

Welcome !
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Mfusick
You might start doing the piece by piece upgrade...

You might start doing the piece by piece upgrade thing as deals come up. That's what I did. New SSD here when the really nice big one is super cheap. Then perhaps a MOBO+CPU combo when the deal...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 396
Posted By Mfusick
Haha. Sorry. My advice is get exactly...

Haha. Sorry.

My advice is get exactly what you want. Shell shocker is nice, but if the build is not ideal then it's not worth it. Considering I know you are a veteran and would use this, ...
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