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by crypto
Wed Dec 13, 2006 6:40 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: No reason to buy 3.5"
Replies: 7
Views: 3003

HTPCs can require high performance hard drives. In some cases the HTPC may be recording from multiple HDTV sources while the user is watching an HDTV program and at the same time the HTPC may be flagging commercial on already recorded programs.
by crypto
Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wealth Distribution of US
Replies: 152
Views: 84205

Is fulfilling a want considered selfish?
by crypto
Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:05 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: 1080p capable, low-power system
Replies: 9
Views: 3880

Would it not be the same as the diference between DVD and CD? i.e. none, all the PC knows is that data is coming in from a storage device. I doubt the PC will need any special software, beyond what comes with the drive (and most of the time you can use a generic driver anyway). It is different in t...
by crypto
Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:12 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: 1080p capable, low-power system
Replies: 9
Views: 3880

Will Linux have support for HD-DVD or Blu-ray?
by crypto
Wed Jul 26, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Budget Low Power CPU
Replies: 31
Views: 12340

Do you have a requirement for this system to be on 24/7? If not are you using S3 suspend? No, definitely not. If I could figure out how to get it to S3 suspend when it's not recording or not being used to watch recordings, I would definitely do it. I need to read up on the MythTV docs to figure out...
by crypto
Wed Jul 26, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: Consumer Advocacy
Topic: Should we be buying new Vista ready computers?
Replies: 43
Views: 31299

Re: How about 2 choices of hardware and Software?

That power, you have. Inform yourself, and vote with the best ballot of all: money. Now, you should know, you're in the minority. Most people won't care, and will happily shell out their dollars for crippled hardware and DRM-protected crap, and so your vote probably won't mean much, but it means mo...