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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-28-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Dark_Slayer
In addition to being real time, tRAID offers a...

In addition to being real time, tRAID offers a very useful feature where you can write the parity online. In raid-f you have to wait for the parity to write before your array can be used. I realize...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-28-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I don't recall what the thread title was, but...

I don't recall what the thread title was, but there is virtually no unencrypted cable these days in the US afaik. Also

HDHR -> Typically used to refer to the dual (ATSC for OTA)
HDHR Prime ->...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-28-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By Dark_Slayer
What did you google? If it was HTPC then...

What did you google? If it was HTPC then :facepalm: . . . Also, if you are truly curious and want to know more take a look around this particular video component subforum of avs


I don't know...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 122,178
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Also, I'm guessing you mean the IBM m1015? You...

Also, I'm guessing you mean the IBM m1015? You flashed it to LSI firmware like recommended in this lengthy thread?

If so you probably flashed an m1015 to LSI 9211-8i

If not then ignore my above...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 122,178
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Do you recall which version of the firmware you...

Do you recall which version of the firmware you flashed?

WHS2011 should work fine with the W7/WS2008 driver
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Poll: Do you want your HTPC setup in a way that would be annoying to me?

:) I have noticed one of what I'd consider niche areas becoming less niche and more vocal in regards to PVR setups

I actually prefer having my htpc setup include Music, Movies, TV Shows, and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 543
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I'm not trying to troll this, and sorry OP but...

I'm not trying to troll this, and sorry OP but it's slightly off-topic . . . but do you guys really handbrake your dvd rips? I could see running it on blu ray rips if you are space limited, but I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Sounds more like a tv setting than anything. I...

Sounds more like a tv setting than anything. I don't have that set, but a ton of avs-ers do I believe. Does it automatically do motion interpolation when it detects 24p? You could try manually...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By Dark_Slayer
That would make sense if companies like twc...

That would make sense if companies like twc didn't flag channels copy-once that Verizon and Comcast flag copy-free
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 25
  8tb
Views: 371
Posted By Dark_Slayer
There's already a decent deal on a 6TB Seagate...

There's already a decent deal on a 6TB Seagate drive this week, I'd agree with your sentiment. That was my thinking when I was planning/moving-parts-around for my server, but it's nice to see things...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I'd like to know the answer to this question as...

I'd like to know the answer to this question as well

Off the top of my head . . .

Sammy2 used to use Charter and had mentioned nearly all copy-once
mdavej (or perhaps bryansj -- actually...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-25-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Knowing your gpu (and that your using alsa for...

Knowing your gpu (and that your using alsa for xbmc - good catch jawilljr) it should work

What are your settings from this page? Remember to scroll down -- this is just a wiki shot, not intended...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 477
Posted By Dark_Slayer
That's funny, because you didn't mention any...

That's funny, because you didn't mention any facts

Prophylactically purchasing an unnecessary dGPU is, of course, the result of people believing claims such as yours above however
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 543
Posted By Dark_Slayer
:D re-encoding . . . ajhieb and I agree [emoji33]

:D re-encoding . . . ajhieb and I agree [emoji33]
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 477
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I watch most everything on a 70" hdtv that does...

I watch most everything on a 70" hdtv that does proper 24p and full range 0-255. My htpc connected to it runs openelec on an intel ivy bridge celeron which for my intents and purposes does proper 24p...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 122,178
Posted By Dark_Slayer
If your motherboard can do 3 then it can also do...

If your motherboard can do 3 then it can also do 4

Most of the problems with greater than 2TB drives (which was the actual size problem, not 3) was related to someone buying it for an all-in-one...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By Dark_Slayer
It sounds like you may not have a motherboard yet...

It sounds like you may not have a motherboard yet either. Many support optical, but not too many budget series seem to anymore (at least none come to mind)

Whether you go with ivy bridge or...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-24-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Guess it's worth asking which gpu at this point....

Guess it's worth asking which gpu at this point. Nvidia doesnt have hd audio bitstreaming in some of its high end gpus (as silly as that sounds)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Ok, I loaded CCM just to check this out Here...

Ok, I loaded CCM just to check this out

Here is where I can tell you that it does NOT work where my regular library does (AN5, AN4.1.9, and MQ5)

I noticed in CCM there is a UPNP library mode...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I'm not sure what that has to do with the...

I'm not sure what that has to do with the functionality of WMC or UI, but from my perspective an OTA extender would be totally useless to me anyway. If that was all I could really do with it an ota...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 477
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I think it's good as configured If you are...

I think it's good as configured

If you are watching 1080p on a 1080p display then madvr is just not worth it

I don't use it at all on any of my htpcs, but the processor you chose (intel...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I wouldn't get the GPU at the moment

I wouldn't get the GPU at the moment
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 28,410
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Nice quotes, never thought of that but leave it...

Nice quotes, never thought of that but leave it to a team-xbmc member to explain it to the intel engineers after they declared the chipset never supported it to begin with :rolleyes:

LOL Intel...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I just tried this, and I can't even get the show...

I just tried this, and I can't even get the show info screen to work like it would in a normal video file list. No disc art either

I commented about this a while back in Ned Scott's "making UPNP...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Dark_Slayer
The HDHomerun can't really do anything as it is...

The HDHomerun can't really do anything as it is just a piece of network hardware that can tune atsc and unencrypted qam channels (though it can provide dlna tuner sharing - this is "play" only)
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