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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 141
Posted By cdru
Netflix is reported to have some UHD content that...

Netflix is reported to have some UHD content that needs just 15mbps to stream. I don't have a UHD set or seen what this looks like, but my wireless at home easily can do 15mbit. I have no problem...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By cdru
To be honest I glossed over that and just read it...

To be honest I glossed over that and just read it as bluray iso. I don't know about 3D frame packed.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By cdru
Yes, as long as you don't want to do any real...

Yes, as long as you don't want to do any real time transcoding.

Nitpick, but the text of your link doesn't match the product. The product (and the $20 rebate) require the QC5000-ITX/PH model...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-22-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By cdru
The 2nd rail likely powers the 4 extra pins on...

The 2nd rail likely powers the 4 extra pins on the motherboard connector. It's possible it also divvies up the 2nd rail to the drives/accessories. Removing the cover of the power supply may yield...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-22-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By cdru
The I in FLIRC stands for Infrared. Infrared can...

The I in FLIRC stands for Infrared. Infrared can reflect, but it's more or less line of sight. It definitely won't work if it's in another room, behind a closed door, etc like a RF remote can.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-22-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By cdru
If you install them, you will never need to use...

If you install them, you will never need to use them. If you decide not to install them, you'll find that you wish that you would have installed it at a later point in time. If you install them at...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-22-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By cdru
I wouldn't go as far to say perfect, but...

I wouldn't go as far to say perfect, but definitely more than adequate for a cheap basic HTPC. My downstairs HTPC has a very similar processor and video card and hasn't had any issues with anything...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-20-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By cdru
Operating temperature for modern hard drives is...

Operating temperature for modern hard drives is up to 60 degrees C. Non-operating storage temperature is up to 70 degrees C. That's 140 and 158 degrees F respectively. Your storage unit isn't going...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By cdru
MediaCenterMaster is a metadata scraper,...

MediaCenterMaster is a metadata scraper, dowloader of images, file renamer, etc. MCE Buddy removes commercials as well as some file format conversion (I believe). Neither are exclusive to WMC, but...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By cdru
Is there any advantage to running 3 VMs on system...

Is there any advantage to running 3 VMs on system 2 as VMs? Yeah you partition off each system from the others, but windows 7 isn't exactly an optimized OS for running as a VM. Even with shutting...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,153
Posted By cdru
Statistically speaking, you were more likely to...

Statistically speaking, you were more likely to get the item straight up then you were of getting a notification.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-07-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 111
Posted By cdru
A USB-powered external hard drive will draw...

A USB-powered external hard drive will draw between 1/3 and 1 amp @ 5 volts. That's a top of 5 watts/hour or 3.6 kilowatts/month. You pay about 15.88 cents/kWh...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-29-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 885
Posted By cdru
The same argument can be made for every advance...

The same argument can be made for every advance in drive since...the invent of storage. 3TB seems like a lot of data on one drive. Better use 1TB drives. 1TB drives seem like a lot, better use 4...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-16-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By cdru
It's kinda funny that you question the strength...

It's kinda funny that you question the strength and build quality because it's chinese, but you'll consider Norco. Norco explicitly states (http://www.norcotek.com/about_us.php) that their primary...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-26-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By cdru
You can't see them in the first "This PC" screen,...

You can't see them in the first "This PC" screen, but if you go to the directory where you have the mount points and add the column "Space Free" you can see the remaining space. The "Size" column...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,229
Posted By cdru
$189 6TB drives are what I want.[/QUOTE]Why set...

$189 6TB drives are what I want.[/QUOTE]Why set your limits so low. Why not $89 6TB drives???
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,719
Posted By cdru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by techmattr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-07-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By cdru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mfusick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1493694/best-cpu-for-a-server#post_23807940)

Well it does matter for real time...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By cdru
While you said fanless, I'm going to comment on...

While you said fanless, I'm going to comment on my fanned setup. I have a Intel DH61AG motherboard with a G620T processor with stock OEM fan. No it's not the latest and greatest, but it's more than...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-26-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,956
Posted By cdru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by StardogChampion http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1491905/should-i-just-start-getting-wd-reds#post_23770688)

I always find it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-25-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,956
Posted By cdru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by StardogChampion http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1491905/should-i-just-start-getting-wd-reds#post_23770317)

All I am saying is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-25-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,546
Posted By cdru
Quote:Originally Posted by Carlos...

Quote:Originally Posted by Carlos Fong http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492110/with-new-tvs-are-htpcs-needed#post_23768971)

On a 16 GB usb stick I load...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-25-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,956
Posted By cdru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by StardogChampion http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1491905/should-i-just-start-getting-wd-reds#post_23768615)

Just a word of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-24-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,956
Posted By cdru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by komalthecoolk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1491905/should-i-just-start-getting-wd-reds#post_23765873)

What about all the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-18-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,773
Posted By cdru
There are a lot of factors that go into how fast...

There are a lot of factors that go into how fast the data gets moved from the patters to sent down the drive cable. RPM can be one of those factors, but it won't be the only factor to contribute to...
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