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Forum: The Lobby Today, 07:47 AM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
You do as far as I can figure out... the Plex...

You do as far as I can figure out... the Plex app wants you to either get a Plex Pass or pay a separate fee in order to play stuff in the app. Without doing either of those it will only play for...
Forum: The Lobby Today, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 1,167,137
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Getting ready to put together a second personal...

Getting ready to put together a second personal rig for me. This is a landmark occasion, I don't think in 25+ years of being in computers I've ever actually owned two machines for personal use. At...
Forum: The Lobby 02-17-2018, 01:11 PM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Cheap case deals at Newegg, each one of these is...

Cheap case deals at Newegg, each one of these is $10 after rebate card:
...
Forum: The Lobby 02-17-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,244
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Woke up at 2:30AM, I'm not happy about it. Laid...

Woke up at 2:30AM, I'm not happy about it. Laid there in bed for an hour watching Star Trek and then resigned myself to getting up. Coffee infusion began at precisely 4:04AM.

The used Gigabyte...
Forum: The Lobby 02-15-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 156,528
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Another GTX 780, this time a Gigabyte Windforce...

Another GTX 780, this time a Gigabyte Windforce edition.

In a strange twist of fate, TWO additional Thermaltake Core v21 cases.
Canon S120 for the 'Youtube production studio' - My old 110 HS is...
Forum: The Lobby 02-15-2018, 08:50 AM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
As much as I was dissing VLC a couple days ago, I...

As much as I was dissing VLC a couple days ago, I have found one super handy use for it.

Specifically, the Android port. It plays stuff off my Plex server with no problem. I don't feel like...
Forum: The Lobby 02-14-2018, 08:54 PM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Shoot, I don't think I'd ever be able to stand...

Shoot, I don't think I'd ever be able to stand running it on my main rig. I am too stingy when it comes to CPU cycles. I don't even like things like the RGB software for my keyboard, video card,...
Forum: The Lobby 02-14-2018, 05:28 AM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
w0000t!!! ...

w0000t!!!


http://www.bbpix.com/files/1/2018/plex%20unraid%20success%21_thumb.png
(http://www.bbpix.com/files/1/2018/plex%20unraid%20success%21.png)
Forum: The Lobby 02-14-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5,244
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Trying to get Plex working on Unraid. I got...

Trying to get Plex working on Unraid.

I got the app and docker setup, but for some reason the Plex server end just isn't seeing the files in my movie folder on the NAS.

I know it's running...
Forum: The Lobby 02-13-2018, 01:10 AM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
I haven't tried it, but MPC/MPC-HC is about the...

I haven't tried it, but MPC/MPC-HC is about the simplest least resource intensive media player around. I'd think if anything would work it would be that.

I actually must be one of the only...
Forum: The Lobby 02-12-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5,244
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
So here's a puzzle. I cannot reliably...

So here's a puzzle.

I cannot reliably directly play back media stored on the newly built NAS box. It suffers from random stutter at various times. Switching from Windows 10's built in media...
Forum: The Lobby 02-12-2018, 07:41 PM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
http://www.bbpix.com/files/1/2018/27992935_1015489...

http://www.bbpix.com/files/1/2018/27992935_10154898268876525_8380229506642156077_o_thumb.jpg
(http://www.bbpix.com/files/1/2018/27992935_10154898268876525_8380229506642156077_o.jpg)


The fan on...
Forum: The Lobby 02-10-2018, 09:06 AM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Boot to the head. TAI KWAN LEEP!

Boot to the head.

TAI KWAN LEEP!
Forum: The Lobby 02-10-2018, 05:35 AM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Sorting through my 'PC hardware' gorilla shelves...

Sorting through my 'PC hardware' gorilla shelves in the garage, tossing junk and trying to decide what to keep. I have a big box of hardware in the 'keep' pile sofar:

i5-2500k (Sandy Bridge)...
Forum: The Lobby 02-10-2018, 05:21 AM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Well yeah, but the 2500k and Q9550 are leagues...

Well yeah, but the 2500k and Q9550 are leagues apart... stlll, I'd bet the Q9550 would handle a couple of simultaneous streams. But I have absolutely zero experience with Plex so I wouldn't know. ...
Forum: The Lobby 02-08-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,244
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Well Plex is a lot of the reason I decided to...

Well Plex is a lot of the reason I decided to build the box. I'll have to see if the Q9550 is powerful enough to do on-the-fly transcoding via Plex, if not I may have to throw more parts at it. I...
Forum: The Lobby 02-08-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 1,167,137
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Finally built our home file server / NAS box last...

Finally built our home file server / NAS box last night!

Specs:

Asus P5QPL-AM LGA775 motherboard
Core 2 Quad Q9550
2x2GB generic (Acer branded) DDR2
1x 8TB WD Red
1x 5TB WB Blue
Seasonic...
Forum: The Lobby 02-07-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 1,167,137
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Newegg has the Thermaltake Core v21 for $54.99...

Newegg has the Thermaltake Core v21 for $54.99 shipped (over $10 off their usual price) but then a $20 rebate card makes it $35. I'm so tempted to grab another one but I am so broked. The v21 is...
Forum: The Lobby 02-06-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 1,167,137
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Man, the NoxBox is running nice now... she's a...

Man, the NoxBox is running nice now... she's a beast!

I'm about to play some Doom 3.... I hope it will run on my Athlon 64 X2!
Forum: The Lobby 02-06-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5,244
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
So just before Thanksgiving of last year,...

So just before Thanksgiving of last year, Entercom bought all of CBS Radio and their properties, and blew up a TON of stations the very day the sale was approved. One of the stations they killed...
Forum: The Lobby 02-05-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 1,167,137
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: The Lobby 02-05-2018, 04:25 PM
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Posted By TheGeekRedneck
You know, I really wish they would figure out a...

You know, I really wish they would figure out a way to speed up indexing / sorting in Windows.

Example: My main 'Download' directory I always sort by date. When it gets more than say 100 files...
Forum: The Lobby 02-05-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 1,167,137
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
So last night while I was buzzed out of my mind,...

So last night while I was buzzed out of my mind, I apparently decided to go ahead and do the dance. Woke up this morning to a brand new install of Windows 10 :lol: - I vaguely recall doing the deed...
Forum: The Lobby 02-04-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 156,528
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
Difference in the Z68XP-UD3 and Z68X-UD3 is that...

Difference in the Z68XP-UD3 and Z68X-UD3 is that the Z68X doesn't have built-in video or mSATA, the Z68XP does. Otherwise the boards are twinkies...
Forum: The Lobby 02-04-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 156,528
Posted By TheGeekRedneck
It wasn't in the plan, but I've got the following...

It wasn't in the plan, but I've got the following used hardware coming my way:

From one seller:
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3P (very close sibling to my Z68XP-UD3, in fact I don't know what the difference...
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