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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19,445
Views: 5,363,528
Posted By Andy_Steb
Go with both analog and optical. Unfortunately...

Go with both analog and optical. Unfortunately Windows won't let you output to both simultaneously with same source but at least you have the ability to switch back and forth.

Outputting LPCM on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-06-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19,445
Views: 5,363,528
Posted By Andy_Steb
The motherboard you picked has 10 sata ports. No...

The motherboard you picked has 10 sata ports. No need for an external sata controller for the type of build that you are doing.

I would go with faster memory

Loose the s chip, your not going to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-17-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,062
Posted By Andy_Steb
I am using an old 60 GB SSD for Live TV buffer. ...

I am using an old 60 GB SSD for Live TV buffer.

7GB an hour 24/7 365 days a year.

The drive currently has 1404 days on it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
Try Iometer with a 1MB sequential read test. You...

Try Iometer with a 1MB sequential read test. You can run resource monitor at the same time to see what each individual drive is doing.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-03-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
I have Server 2012 R2 Essentials installed on a...

I have Server 2012 R2 Essentials installed on a 80 GB with 47 GB free. User files(doc, pics and music) and client backups are on a separate drive.

I have it running on ESXi and I don't remember if...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
http://www.amazon.com/3-5-mounting-RPC-4224-RPC-42...

http://www.amazon.com/3-5-mounting-RPC-4224-RPC-4220-RPC-4020/dp/B00DV6OLX2/ref=pd_cp_pc_0
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
I have run one at x4 in the past. It works fine,...

I have run one at x4 in the past. It works fine, half the bandwidth of coarse. Many people running 3 of these cards will be x8,x8 and x4.

Pcie slots and these cards can do some funny things. My...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-15-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,011
Posted By Andy_Steb
I started with a 40MB.

I started with a 40MB.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
Todays best ebay deal is the LSI 9211-8i for 70$....

Todays best ebay deal is the LSI 9211-8i for 70$. I think there is still 4 left.

If it wasn't Christmas time, I would of snagged a few for our members.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-08-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,099
Posted By Andy_Steb
You need to listen to stranger89. If you...

You need to listen to stranger89.

If you want 5.1 in games or want to play multi channel flac, then you choose 5.1 in Windows. And if your system isn't capable of multi-channel PCM (Hdmi) then you...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-03-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Andy_Steb
Try using the front panel usb 2.0

Try using the front panel usb 2.0
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,661
Posted By Andy_Steb
Count me in for 20 or so votes

Count me in for 20 or so votes
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,480
Posted By Andy_Steb
Apply the OverrideDigitalCableAdvisor...

Apply the OverrideDigitalCableAdvisor fix.http://www.missingremote.com/guide/override-digital-cable-advisor-windows-media-center-7

The WMC Virtual Machine had no problems recording from HD Homerun...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-10-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,480
Posted By Andy_Steb
I'm running ESXi with the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2...

I'm running ESXi with the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 and Supermicro X9SCM-IIF. I haven't had any problems

I don't do any recordings with VM but I recently moved from a ceton to Homerun. I could...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-07-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,480
Posted By Andy_Steb
You can have multiple VM on a hard drive. ...

You can have multiple VM on a hard drive.

With WS2012E your clients don't have to join the domain....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
But, you do have a spare expander card. looks...

But, you do have a spare expander card. looks like you have enough room in that case to put it in there.

I would experiment with running 2 rows on each expander card.

Another option: I saw that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
I have SCSI ribbon cables in my box. Like I will...

I have SCSI ribbon cables in my box. Like I will ever need those again.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-01-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
Most people that flash M1015s will flash it...

Most people that flash M1015s will flash it without a boot rom.

You need to goto your motherboard Bios to make the changes. Some motherboards will have an option to ignore/bypass option roms. You...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-26-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 897
Posted By Andy_Steb
I think I have 30GB. $50 per year per address.

I think I have 30GB. $50 per year per address.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 897
Posted By Andy_Steb
I switched my companies email from our Web host...

I switched my companies email from our Web host to Google Apps. Just having the spam blocker made it worth it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-03-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Andy_Steb
On my Win7 machines I use desktop gadget All CPU...

On my Win7 machines I use desktop gadget All CPU Meter
http://addgadgets.com/all_cpu_meter/

On my Win 8 machines I use Windows resource monitor.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 168,518
Posted By Andy_Steb
Does it show up in device manager at all? ...

Does it show up in device manager at all?

What kind of motherboard do you have? Any other PCIe devices plugged in also?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,139
Posted By Andy_Steb
If you want higher quality, you're not going to...

If you want higher quality, you're not going to get 559fps.

also your 559fps is coming from an I7-4770K
http://images.anandtech.com/graphs/graph6993/55316.png
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,532
Views: 725,525
Posted By Andy_Steb
I add deint=ivtc to the filename of all my DVDs ...

I add deint=ivtc to the filename of all my DVDs

For example:
Bad Boys II (2003) [DVD][Comedy-Action][deint=ivtc].mkv
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-04-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,063
Posted By Andy_Steb
I would wait until there is a Atmos encoded...

I would wait until there is a Atmos encoded Bluray to watch. You really can't decode it if there is nothing to decode.
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