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Forum: Tech Talk
08-13-11, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By Thespian68

Looking for a Low-Mid Range Graphics Card- Considering ASUS Radeon 6670

All:

I'm thinking of upgrading my ASUS EAD5450 Radeon card to something with a little more horsepower. I also recently bought a Dell U2311 monitor, and want to make the best use of the display. ...
05-13-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 28,646
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Trade and Save at Best Buy

I just visited my local BB and grabbed the following:

Predator X 2 (each with a free ticket to X:Men First Class)
Tears of the Sun
Inside Man
Traitor

total of $25

and I also grabbed
Forum: DVD Bargains
04-17-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,650
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Best Buy Media Prices (April 17th - 23rd, 2011)

For those of you who dont have them yet, Cars on Blu IS counted in the 2 for $35 deal. So if you have the coupons from DMR for Cars Blu Ray Combo Pack ($8) and Incredibles Blu Ray Combo Pack ($10)...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-19-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By Thespian68

Problem with new WD 640GB Hard Drive- Any ideas?

Hi All:

I just purchased a new WD 640GB HD (WD6402-aaex, SATA3, 64M cache) and installed it today. It seems to be running ok...no grinds or clicking, but when I ran the HD Tune Pro read test, the...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-04-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Looking for faster HD- considering WD Black and Velociraptor

I appreciate the heads up on the MicroCenter deal- yes, I am close to one and may look at their branded 64G SSD.

Thanks all for the insight
Forum: Tech Talk
03-01-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Thespian68

Looking for faster HD- considering WD Black and Velociraptor

I recently built my own machine, and slapped in a 500GB Western Digital Blue SataII drive. Decent performance, but clearly not a speed demon. I'm considering getting a faster boot drive, and wanted...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-01-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,114
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Best Anti-Virus software?

I'm probably one of the few people who actually likes Norton Internet Security...its done me well the past 4 years, but appreciate many users believe it to be a resource hog and unreliable. I like...
Forum: Tech Talk
02-15-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Building a PC- Looking for some guidance

Update: I purchased the components I wanted this weekend at MicroCenter and spent a few hours Saturday afternoon building the box

AMD Athlon II X4 640 Processor $95
ASUS M4N68T-M V2 Motherboard...
Forum: Tech Talk
02-10-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Building a PC- Looking for some guidance

I appreciate the tip, looks like a decent package. I will probably go to MicroCenter however, as its right around the corner for me. I noticed they have some decent pricing on AMD processors, and...
Forum: Tech Talk
02-10-11, 07:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Thespian68

Building a PC- Looking for some guidance

Hi All:

I am looking to build a PC to replace a 4 year old Dell dinosaur. I'm trying to keep the spend to about $500- already have a DVD burner, decent video card and O/S.

I am considering...
Forum: DVD Exchange
02-01-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Thespian68

Several BR and DVD For trade- most sealed- Salt,Life, Starship Troopers Trilogy, more

Hello everyone:

Its been a while but I am back for trades. Each title below is sealed except where marked. I'm specifically looking for BR titles and am open to offers.
Please no previously...
03-25-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Recommendations on upgrading receiver (plus Blu Ray)

I recently bought the SR607. 6 HDMI inputs, 7.2 channels and supports TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. Im running a 5.1 setup currently, and this receiver sounds terrific. At around $400 on Amazon,...
03-05-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Looking to add new 7.1 Receiver- any recommendations on the following?

Thanks everyone for your input and guidance. After extensive research, I ended up buying the Onkyo TX-SR607 yesterday and so far am impressed. Easy set up, wicked sound, and the remote easily...
03-05-10, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,905
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Is TrueHD or DTS HD Master Audio worth it on a 5.1 setup?

I want to thank everyone for their contributions to this thread. I went with the Polk Audio RM85 system (2 RM8 satellite, 2 RM7 satellite, 1 RM8 center, a PSW111 subwoofer and added 2 extra RM7...
02-28-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By Thespian68

Looking to add new 7.1 Receiver- any recommendations on the following?

I got some great guidance from forum members on some recommendations for a reasonable set of +/- $500 speakers for my home theater setup. I went with the Polk Audio RM85 system (2 RM8 satellite, 2...
02-13-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,905
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Is TrueHD or DTS HD Master Audio worth it on a 5.1 setup?

You (as well as other members) have made excellent points about speaker upgrades making the biggest difference when starting from a budget system assuming the receiver is not some bare bones model. ...
02-13-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,905
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Is TrueHD or DTS HD Master Audio worth it on a 5.1 setup?

Thank you for the great suggestions. I see some great choices on Vanns and may decide to hit the Crutchfield store as its only a few hours from me.
02-10-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,905
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Is TrueHD or DTS HD Master Audio worth it on a 5.1 setup?

I can spend $4K and be divorced..or $1K and just get yelled at a little....

Decisions...decisions....
02-10-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,905
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Is TrueHD or DTS HD Master Audio worth it on a 5.1 setup?

Some great recommendations. Im probably limited to $1000 to start given some other priorities with the budget. I may consider the Onkyo HT-S7200 package, or go with the Polk RM705 speakers and add...
02-10-10, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,905
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Is TrueHD or DTS HD Master Audio worth it on a 5.1 setup?

Thanks everyone for the feedback so far. The comments above are all valuable. Now I need to start researching receivers and speakers factoring in cost and future upgrades I might want.
02-09-10, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,905
Posted By Thespian68

Is TrueHD or DTS HD Master Audio worth it on a 5.1 setup?

Ive done a fair bit of research on the basics of Blu Ray audio formats and the common questions about decoding, HDMI pass through and the pros/cons of 5.1/7.1 setups. What I was not able to readily...
Forum: DVD Exchange
02-08-10, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Thespian68

Re: Sealed Titles- Homicide Megaset, Halloween LE, POTC, Walkng With Dinosaurs, and m

Sorry for the late replies everyone...the snowstorm in Washington DC kept me busy with shovelling...

Kory: Not really looking to sell at this point but I appreciate the offer.

movieking: YGMB...
Forum: DVD Exchange
01-24-10, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Thespian68

Sealed Titles- Homicide Megaset, Halloween LE, POTC, Walkng With Dinosaurs, and more

Hello everyone:

Each title below is sealed. I'm specifically looking for Blu Rays and am open to offers that are 2:1 or 3:1 or more of my titles for yours depending on what you are offering....
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