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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-09-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 554
Posted By Davecraze
I have a 75 megabit symmetrical fios connection...

I have a 75 megabit symmetrical fios connection and have found that Backblaze generally throttles me to around 15-20 megabits upload at most. It's therefore pretty unusable for larger libraries - 6...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 68,031
Posted By Davecraze
Off topic but I have never seen anyone on...

Off topic but I have never seen anyone on avsforum give an actual user negative review to the 3677s. I am looking at them myself, as well as the Behringers. The 3722 and 4722 are quite nice units as...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 68,031
Posted By Davecraze
^^^ That price for Amazon must be for two...

^^^ That price for Amazon must be for two Behringers as they are well under 250 each. The JBL 3677s are 600 (deal) to 800ish (MSRP) each so they are well over 2x as much.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 130,258
Posted By Davecraze
"working on making the ported version front...

"working on making the ported version front firing "

SOLD! Will it still be the same enclosure volume?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 602
Posted By Davecraze
+1 - I have owned several of the eSATA and USB...

+1 - I have owned several of the eSATA and USB 3.0 Sans Digital 8 bay towers and they are great attached storage options. I currently have four of the USB version with about 60TB between them and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
"Myself, I'm still confused. If you're not...

"Myself, I'm still confused. If you're not driving your primary display with the box, why does it need to be quiet or small?

Put it in your basement or in a closet in another room and connect your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
Thank you. Yes, I am aware that many mobile i7...

Thank you. Yes, I am aware that many mobile i7 parts are dual core. I am not interested in those - just the quad core and also the desktop T versions you mentioned. I have also found a cappucinopc...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
"my solution was to focus on a simple media...

"my solution was to focus on a simple media build, but with tons of storage space for internal HDD's."

Yes, I started out that way, but once I had 12-14 drives in the case, I decided to decouple...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
fierce-gt - Thanks for the advice. If I go with a...

fierce-gt - Thanks for the advice. If I go with a two rig solution, I can just use my existing box for transcoding as it's an i7-4770k. I see the wisdom in that, but I also like the idea of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
Thanks for all the advice guys. Will look into...

Thanks for all the advice guys. Will look into items posted above.

I actually don't need anything more than integrated GPU as this is simply a headless server connected to ~60TB of drives....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
that box is 8 x 7 x 3 - so same footprint but it...

that box is 8 x 7 x 3 - so same footprint but it is 2x as tall.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
Thanks for the info on the Intel NUC - I will...

Thanks for the info on the Intel NUC - I will look into that and the newest i5 haswells.

Like anything, I guess it's never a question of need, it's a question of want. I do a fair bit of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
http://www.tierratek.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.as...

http://www.tierratek.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=4447&idcategory=31

here is one but never heard of the brand (not that that means anything)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
If the desktop i7 is not available in that...

If the desktop i7 is not available in that fanless mini form factor, what is the fastest mobile i7 that is available in that fanless mini form factor? Thanks.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 863
Posted By Davecraze
Does this fanless pc exist?

Guys, I am getting a little tired of the desktop tower form factor of my media server and looking for a change.

Does the following pc exist?

- small form factor (around mac mini size or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-11-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Davecraze
Damage to the sub is a scare tactic. I would not...

Damage to the sub is a scare tactic. I would not worry about it. The Dayton has a high pass and subsonic filter (to help prevent frequencies below ~20 hz from harming the sub) and a parametric eq.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-11-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Davecraze
There is also the Deftech IW Reference 13" fully...

There is also the Deftech IW Reference 13" fully enclosed sub and the Earthquake Thor 10" fully enclosed sub.

Keep an eye on seller bajawaverunner (Deftech factory refurb store) for good deals on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,181
Posted By Davecraze
You can also pool external drives.

You can also pool external drives.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,181
Posted By Davecraze
I just run YAMJ and popcorn hour streamers (40TB...

I just run YAMJ and popcorn hour streamers (40TB pooled drive) vs a full featured media manager so flexraid happens to work best for me.

I don't really care about fast throughput - is the problem...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,181
Posted By Davecraze
fierce_gt: Apologies if you already know...

fierce_gt:

Apologies if you already know this. but you don't need to do all that rebalancing of movies across drives if you just run flexraid with drive pooling. It'll just show up as a single...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-15-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,487
Posted By Davecraze
Xmax, sensitivity and VAS seem very similar...

Xmax, sensitivity and VAS seem very similar between the Ultra and the HST18. Ultra RMS power handling is higher but only 25% higher.
I really don't see the significant advantages being advanced for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,487
Posted By Davecraze
Serious question, guys. I know this driver...

Serious question, guys.

I know this driver has been viewed with reverence for a long time (and with good reason), but why this Ultra over a UXL18 or HST18 in our modern age of DIY subwoofage?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-15-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 918
Posted By Davecraze
That box is so comically large that it looks like...

That box is so comically large that it looks like an MTM center speaker! Well done!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 130,258
Posted By Davecraze
Parker - Great review. How large is your room and...

Parker - Great review. How large is your room and is a sealed or open room? Thanks
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 68,031
Posted By Davecraze
I guess anything is possible but the specs for...

I guess anything is possible but the specs for those Pioneers specify that the tweeter is "cone" (whatever that means). It certainly looks much less capable than a horn compression driver (to me at...
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