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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-24-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By fierce_gt
this is basically the first pc I've ever built,...

this is basically the first pc I've ever built, so not a lot to compare to. I replace the PSU in my old case, and it was a nightmare trying to find places to stuff all the wires...


my goal for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 248,981
Posted By fierce_gt
that's not stupid, that's exactly what you should...

that's not stupid, that's exactly what you should do imo.


I only run two 'settings' hdmi1 is set up for best(most accurate) picture quality for watching movies, tv, etc. HDMI2 is set up for the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By fierce_gt
blessed/cursed with the ability to see higher...

blessed/cursed with the ability to see higher than average frame rates.


I don't see any flicker on my f8500, but I can detect it in my peripheral vision. so I'm sure it's there, if you're eyes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By fierce_gt
so far mine seems fine. it's probably a matter of...

so far mine seems fine. it's probably a matter of how fast your drive opens. I had two drives in my old case, which also had doors, and I know the liteon drive I installed opens way faster than the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,643
Posted By fierce_gt
I'm just going to say, I've been using mine in pc...

I'm just going to say, I've been using mine in pc mode and screen fit about a year with NO screen tearing(I had very repeatable screen tearing on NHL14 in 'game mode'), and I'd put the pq in such...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 571
Posted By fierce_gt
DIY with a meter and HFCR. I figured if I...

DIY with a meter and HFCR.


I figured if I learned how to do it, I could get all my displays done for the price of having just my main display done.


in the end, I just opened a door into...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-24-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By fierce_gt
that was what I liked about the lc10b case. I'm...

that was what I liked about the lc10b case. I'm sure the door flap didn't match the brushed aluminum any better, but the design hid that much better. I wish they had kept just the one 5.25" drive,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12,663
Views: 689,423
Posted By fierce_gt
invest 30bux in a powered hdmi splitter. run...

invest 30bux in a powered hdmi splitter. run HDMI1 in movie mode, and HDMI2 in PC mode. set the harmony to select the appropriate input based on activity.


I have a 4way splitter, which I bought...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-24-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By fierce_gt
will do, I'm just working on setting up...

will do, I'm just working on setting up mediabrowser. forgot I had all my downloads/trailers/intros on an external drive, so I've just be re-organizing my media a bit, which can take a lot of time...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By fierce_gt
well. I took the events of today as a sign to...

well. I took the events of today as a sign to help me with my choice.


first, I found a much better price on the GD08, and second, for the first time since I've been looking, the GD08 was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12,663
Views: 689,423
Posted By fierce_gt
there something wrong with the power button?

there something wrong with the power button?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By fierce_gt
why would moving closer through off the audio? ...

why would moving closer through off the audio?


just set up the levels to compensate for your new position.


I remember when we got our first HDTV, it was a 46" RPTV and we ended up sitting...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12,663
Views: 689,423
Posted By fierce_gt
if it makes you feel any better, I think my f8500...

if it makes you feel any better, I think my f8500 is in perfect working condition...


there's nothing still on the market I'd choose over it right now. oled one day, cause I'm a black level nut,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By fierce_gt
I don't know if I'm just looking for reasons to...

I don't know if I'm just looking for reasons to not like the gd08, or I have some undiagnosed ocd, but the vertical drive orientation just bothers me.


but then again, if I'm not going to worry...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-22-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 248,981
Posted By fierce_gt
for the first bit you just need to have some...

for the first bit you just need to have some common sense and use 'good' home settings(ie get rid of dynamic store settings).
to start, I'd say:
-disable any 'features' like dynamic contrast, black...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-22-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 425,534
Posted By fierce_gt
well let's see... 1080p's been 'the standard' for...

well let's see... 1080p's been 'the standard' for how long already?
-my cable is 720p or less
-my video games are mostly 720p
-my internet connection isn't quite fast enough to stream 1080p yet,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-22-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By fierce_gt
I'm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. it's...

I'm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


it's really pretty much just between these two cases. I like the gd08 more than the gd07 actually. I would prefer FEWER 5.25 drive cages, not more, haha.

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By fierce_gt
Silverstone GD08 vs Lascala LC10B-E

I've got just about everything sorted for my build, except the case. I'm using full atx mobo and psu, and I want a larger, avr sized case with room to upgrade.


but I just can't decide between...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 248,981
Posted By fierce_gt
probably warm2

probably warm2
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 248,981
Posted By fierce_gt
that looks reasonable, if the image looks ok....

that looks reasonable, if the image looks ok. although, I think you missed a digit on your blue gain, haha
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By fierce_gt
in many ways, I think my jvc x35 projector is...

in many ways, I think my jvc x35 projector is BETTER than my f8500. it has deeper blacks, and better on/off contrast. the f8500 has better calibration which allows me more accurate colors though, and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 248,981
Posted By fierce_gt
this was my results with factory Warm2...

this was my results with factory Warm2 settings:...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   10-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By fierce_gt
won't stick to carpet. I have mine stuck to...

won't stick to carpet. I have mine stuck to plywood, and I've used the same thing for bias lights, so it's stuck to the metal of the tv stand just fine as well. should be ok with most flat, hard...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 248,981
Posted By fierce_gt
you should be able to use anybody's settings that...

you should be able to use anybody's settings that haven't used the 10pt controls. that's the only feature you really lose when turning on game mode.


I've seen a few posted, but don't want to...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   10-20-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By fierce_gt
to go with above, any light is too bright if it's...

to go with above, any light is too bright if it's aimed at your screen.


I can watch with 3 pot lights aimed at my seating, but if I point my cell phone towards the screen it washes out the image...
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