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Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-06-03, 02:39 AM
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Posted By ClayC
Ok well now that all the parts have come in and...

Ok well now that all the parts have come in and the machine is built, I have a few issues lol.

1. Vista x64 has no drivers for the Moto DCT-6200 fix for this way get Vista x86 (that problem is...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-08, 10:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
Perfect thanks!

Perfect thanks!
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
One more question, on the Cyberlink website it...

One more question, on the Cyberlink website it doesnt mention that v8 plays HD-DVD's did they drop support in this version? If so what program out there now will play them? Might as well figure out...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-07, 09:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
Yea i dont think there will be much advancement...

Yea i dont think there will be much advancement in the BD rewrighting/righting in the next while and even if there is this drive will suite my needs for a time to come.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-07, 01:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
More just to have it at this point, and as far as...

More just to have it at this point, and as far as i know it is the only HD/BD combo drive. Bleeding edge for recording media doesnt bother me, i was one of the people who bought a CD-R 2x when they...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
Well I ordered the system and I will outline...

Well I ordered the system and I will outline below the parts and pricing so if anyone else is looking at something similar for the dollar value. If everything goes well I should be getting the parts...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-05, 11:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
I wasnt sure if it had the pinout for another...

I wasnt sure if it had the pinout for another firewire good to know it does. The case has a firewire port on the front, although i am not sure i would have another STB connected to the front.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
Well I am hoping it will be, I will be switching...

Well I am hoping it will be, I will be switching out the stock cooler on the CPU for a Noucta one which I know will be almost silent, then bought a few 80mm fans of theirs to keep air flow good try...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-05, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
For me I just hate building mATX systems cause...

For me I just hate building mATX systems cause they are too small lol :), other than that I use the board that best suits the job if it is mATX, EATX, etc. Last system I built was an ATX board as I...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-04, 07:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
thanks, that gives me a lot of hope that i can...

thanks, that gives me a lot of hope that i can get this thing built in a few days :)
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-04, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
Fiddling makes it fun :), thanks for all the help...

Fiddling makes it fun :), thanks for all the help granduncle!
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-04, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
I have a brand new Fortran 450W PSU at home that...

I have a brand new Fortran 450W PSU at home that hasn't been used yet, if that turns out too loud/not enough I will get a PC Power & Cooling Silent one of some sort lol.

Now one question on...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-05-03, 01:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
Well after reading about the AMD 780G chipset, it...

Well after reading about the AMD 780G chipset, it does seem to be the best chipset for a HTPC. So I have looked around and came to this for a machine:

Silverstone LC20B
AMD Athlon X2 5000+...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-04-30, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
DaveWC, Thanks for the info on the LCD, that...

DaveWC,

Thanks for the info on the LCD, that helps a lot on case choice.

granduncle,

The machine itself will not be for gaming, so I am open to any and all options for CPU maker choice. The...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-04-30, 12:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
The reason for an intel solutions is so I have a...

The reason for an intel solutions is so I have a bit of an upgrade path in the future. I can wait if need be. As to the LCD in the case, just so I am able to rip movies and music without having to...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-04-28, 08:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
Ok so I read the Ars article and some other...

Ok so I read the Ars article and some other reviews on HD content and have come to this for a setup thoughts and comments are welcome. And also any links on if there is anything special to get the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-04-28, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
granduncle, For the capture I was refering...

granduncle,

For the capture I was refering to their PVR's (I have the SD PVR which I can't get content off of). I am hoping the firewire port is active on the DC-6200's that are in Alberta or...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-04-28, 12:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,638
Posted By ClayC
HTPC For Shaw use

Hi,

I am looking at turning an old PC into a HD HTPC or at least want to ha. Since the Shaw PVR's do not allow you to pull the recorded content off of them. What I am looking for is if the...
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