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Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Okay, the weirdness continues... I haven't...

Okay, the weirdness continues...
I haven't touched it since Wednesday. I came home tonight ready to rip it apart but thought to myself "let's try it one more time". I put the Pico PSU back in,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Thanks ajhieb, I will keep that in my back pocket...

Thanks ajhieb, I will keep that in my back pocket in case it doesn't work.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Shadowed - Heatsink is still tight Rekbones...

Shadowed - Heatsink is still tight

Rekbones - nothing looks out of the ordinary. I thought one or two of them felt a little more "domed" than others but that could just be from the stamping...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I unplugged the SSD and still cant get into bios....

I unplugged the SSD and still cant get into bios. Cleared cmos, and switched from HDMI to VGA, still no video.

As it sits right now I have a (known) working PSU, motherboard, RAM, & power switch...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I've already replaced the PSU with one that I...

I've already replaced the PSU with one that I know works. I'm assuming that if I cant even get into bios anymore it must be the motherboard?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I seriously doubt it's a virus. I only use it as...

I seriously doubt it's a virus. I only use it as a media player, no web browsing. I have another MB & SSD. I guess I'll try the MB first.
Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Tried each stick individually in both slots -...

Tried each stick individually in both slots - same problem.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-13-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Help me troubleshoot please

I watched a movie on my PC last night and closed the program with no issues. I came home from work today and there was no video output. I leave this PC on 24/7 so I have this issue once every 5-6...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-31-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
You can cut those IR blaster cords and extend...

You can cut those IR blaster cords and extend them. I have run them over 35' on 2 pairs of a cat5 cable without any problems several times.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-19-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I bought this R9 270 and it runs MadVR very well...

I bought this R9 270 and it runs MadVR very well http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121823

I paid $100 more for it a year ago :mad:
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   03-08-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
You need a separate WiFi adapter...

You need a separate WiFi adapter http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-AS-WL300-Adapter-Networked-Receivers/dp/B004S0SBYK/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1425840184&sr=1-1&keywords=pioneer+as-wl300 to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
any of these should work ...

any of these should work
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-07-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Last year a friend of mine upgraded GirlFriend...

Last year a friend of mine upgraded GirlFriend 1.0 to Wife 1.0 and found that it's a memory hog leaving very little system resources for other applications. He is only now noticing that Wife 1.0 also...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I'm a huge fan of putting a PC under water in a...

I'm a huge fan of putting a PC under water in a case that was never designed for watercooling. I really like your project, that is what I call maximizing every inch of space. I built this thing last...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-15-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 301
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I have tried this too but sometimes the episodes...

I have tried this too but sometimes the episodes are the same length. The only way for me to be sure is to watch the first 5 seconds of a program and match it up with my ripped files.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 212
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Pentium (good)...

Pentium (good) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117374

i3 (better) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116945

i5 (better-er)...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-26-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 351
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Just a quick install note for you Wayne. The...

Just a quick install note for you Wayne. The Smart control does not do IR from the handheld remote or your smartphone (app). Be sure to install the hub, or one of it's mini blasters outside the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Why not just get a networked AV Receiver. They...

Why not just get a networked AV Receiver. They have Net radio, Pandora, Spotify, Sirius/XM, and other services built in. You can use your smart phone or iPad to control them with a free app.

I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I believe these are the cases they use. The ones...

I believe these are the cases they use. The ones that Steiger uses look to be custom models but these are close enough. They are not inexpensive. http://www.origenae.co.kr/en/htpc_s8.htm
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   01-04-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Your problem is not with the Redmere cable, or...

Your problem is not with the Redmere cable, or any HDMI cable for that matter. Please don't waste any money buying more expensive cables.

The Yamaha AVR's do not have enough voltage to push a...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-31-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Home Depot 5/16 X 2" lag bolts will hold it...

Home Depot 5/16 X 2" lag bolts will hold it without a problem. With the drywall and the thickness of the bracket they will fit just fine. I install TV's for a living and do it all the time.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Excellent idea, it's amazing how easily we forget...

Excellent idea, it's amazing how easily we forget about the simplest things. Thx

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Take a quick...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Not sure if this is exactly what you're looking...

Not sure if this is exactly what you're looking for but it would work.

Use this digital to analog converter on the PS4 SPDIF output...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
Just a couple of notes... The 60 GB SSD is...

Just a couple of notes...

The 60 GB SSD is probably enough but I have one in mine and it's almost full. I use mine as a desktop workstation/HTPC so I have a few extra programs but not much. I have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Dropkick Murphy
I use this combo i5 + R9 270 and it works great....

I use this combo i5 + R9 270 and it works great. With tax & shipping it should be just above $400 for both. You never did say what your budget was.
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