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  1. Home Theater Computers
     Hi all! I'm about to embark on building a new HTPC to replace my old Core 2 Duo system. I can't decide between a new A10-7850k or an i3-4130?   Uses 1) Local viewing of ripped BR and DVD. Possibly move to LiveTV. View pictures/music thru WMC too 2) Maybe HuluPlus or Netflix 3) Transcode...
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    Why couldn't I resist the urge to buy the I7? Why does it still sort of bother me that when I look at the CPU benchmark tests there are currently two consumer processors that are very slightly faster than the one I am buying but I wanted the Intel 4600 graphics so I had to "settle" for this...
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     Hi!   Might be a stupid question but is it possible to estimate Handbrake encoding speed for processor y if processors x and y different benchmark tests are known?   If processor x encoded with certain settings at certain speed, is it possible to estimate how fast processor y will encode...
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    We've got a 780G chipset HTPC (2.5GHz dual-core AMD if memory serves) at the moment with a 7750 GPU and I'm going to upgrade it when the tax return comes. All I need to purchase I think is a motherboard, RAM and CPU as I have the case, SSD, hard drives, etc. I'm leaning towards a Pentium...
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    I originally sought(and got) great help on a $500 HTPC in this thread . However that escalated quickly and I ended up doubling the budget and doing the HTPC I really wanted. Currently Under Construction- Build in Progress Hardware: SILVERSTONE Black Aluminum / Steel Lascala Series...
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    Hello Lately I've been talking to my AVS pals about digitizing my audio to FLAC, and my video's which are mostly Blu Ray to what ever format I can get the best visual out come, not sure what is the equivalence for movies is call “MKV something”? The convince, and storing most of my music...
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    So as we all know, Intel has a setting in their iGPU control panel which allows you to select the quantization range (limited or full) that is most appropriate for you display. But as we all know, this setting doesn't actually do anything for most people. It seems to always use limited...
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    1 .Let's begin the journey....EDIT: PROJECT COMPLETED See Later Posts for results
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