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Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-14-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By Afroteddy
I'm all AMD but I think I'm gonna hold off on...

I'm all AMD but I think I'm gonna hold off on Ryzen untill sometime in 2018. Intel(tick/tock) and Apple(IPhoneX/IphoneXs) have taught me to wait till the second version on of a product before...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-02-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,032
Posted By Afroteddy
No HDR, Pseudo HDR, HDR w/WCG, HDR wo/WCG,...

No HDR, Pseudo HDR, HDR w/WCG, HDR wo/WCG, HDR-HDR10, HDR-Dolby Vision, 10 bit or 8 bit or other??? There are too many variables for me. If it is a fad I won't be disappointed. At least it'll...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Afroteddy
Server case suggestions needed

As a last Hoorah for my aging FX 8320 cpu, I'm planning a server/HTPC/light gaming combo in my head while I await the release of the Ryzen platform for my main desktop. Just wondering what you guys...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Afroteddy
Can't you just clone the desktop, make the 4k tv...

Can't you just clone the desktop, make the 4k tv the primary display, and the avr input secondary? Then you can set the default sound to the hdmi output going to the avr.

Nice description of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,430
Views: 117,171
Posted By Afroteddy
Is the viewing angle really a big problem with...

Is the viewing angle really a big problem with the H8C? I looked at the 55" today at Best Buy and I couldn't see the problem. Maybe I don't know what I'm looking at/for.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,144
Posted By Afroteddy
I never considered anything made by Sony as...

I never considered anything made by Sony as budget but I guess you're right. Customer reviews are the only reviews I can find. Just wondered if it would be a better buy than the $298 Phillips 55"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,144
Posted By Afroteddy
This model line must not be any good or at least...

This model line must not be any good or at least not popular as this thread is quite small. Best Buy has the 55" version for $349 as a doorbuster and I'm tempted to jump on it but can't find much...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 881
Posted By Afroteddy
Again, so a $50 android streaming box is ALLOWED...

Again, so a $50 android streaming box is ALLOWED to stream in 4k but a $500 AMD Windows HTPC isn't even though it is more capable of doing so thanks to DRM rules. Wish we'd gotten a presidential...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-21-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 881
Posted By Afroteddy
That's weak! Why do we continue to be treated...

That's weak! Why do we continue to be treated like this? Why can't my 6 core AMD system be compatible!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-15-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,430
Views: 117,171
Posted By Afroteddy
Any ideal if the H8C will be a BF deal somewhere?

Any ideal if the H8C will be a BF deal somewhere?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-18-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Afroteddy
7.1 Surround test not hitting 6th and 7th speaker

My computer is connected via HDMI(Radeon 7870) to my Pioneer 7.1 receiver. When I go into playback settings I can choose the 7.1 speaker setup but when I run the test it doesn't hit the wide left...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-18-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Afroteddy
What input are you using? Shouldn't HDMI be able...

What input are you using? Shouldn't HDMI be able to accept at a 1080i input?

Also, AMD drivers not offer a feature called Virtual Super Resolution. I believe it involves GPU scaling....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-02-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By Afroteddy
I understand

I understand. You just wanna see a vision through. I reccomend one of the lower Radeon HD cards (2000,3000,4000). The "HD" implies that it supports high def video resolutions on the card itself. ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 192,803
Posted By Afroteddy
Anyone still here? I just bought an XDS for $10...

Anyone still here? I just bought an XDS for $10 from a second hand store and was wondering if it's still worth using. Don't see any current mention on it on the net. I'd like to be able to use it...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,163
Posted By Afroteddy
Have either of you tried the remote control app?...

Have either of you tried the remote control app? I know there's one for Android.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-22-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 804,392
Posted By Afroteddy
4 months and no new pics. This thread was my...

4 months and no new pics. This thread was my inspiration.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,898
Posted By Afroteddy
First post of 2014! I live in Memphis but I'm...

First post of 2014! I live in Memphis but I'm from the area. My family has slow dsl and when I called to upgrade it ATT told me that their fastest speed is the 1.5mbs they're currently getting. What...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-06-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 471,103
Posted By Afroteddy
Hi Guys I could use some assistance. A storm...

Hi Guys I could use some assistance. A storm took out my dvr cable box and it seems to have taken out the hdmi port on the receiver. I replaced the dvr box and I can play it through another hdmi...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-15-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Afroteddy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1499454/whats-a-good-speed-for-powerline-networking#post_23946028)

I suggest no...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Afroteddy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tman247 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1499454/whats-a-good-speed-for-powerline-networking#post_23944640)

Do the adapters...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Afroteddy
I got a cheapo deal on some RCA powerline 200...

I got a cheapo deal on some RCA powerline 200 adapters and was wondering what performance I should be expecting out of them. I just finished downloading a game from Stream at 3.4 Mbs. Is that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-03-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Afroteddy
I haven't hooked it up yet but I'm worried the...

I haven't hooked it up yet but I'm worried the firmware updates are no longer available.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-03-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Afroteddy
I bought a BTV just a few days ago only now to...

I bought a BTV just a few days ago only now to find that the company is no more and the product is a bust. Am I stuck with non-usuable equipment? :-(
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-05-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,951
Posted By Afroteddy
I use Win7 in the living room and bedroom htpcs...

I use Win7 in the living room and bedroom htpcs and Win8 on my all purpose workstation and my yet unfinished server/htpc/gaming unit. According to MaximumPC Win8 is the natural successor to WHS2011.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By Afroteddy
So I take it neither remote does mouse functions.

So I take it neither remote does mouse functions.
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