The folks over at AVS never cease to amaze me. It’s why I spend so much time reading over there. If you have spent a lot of money on your HD-capable home theater (as many of us have), then it only makes sense to do everything possible to get the best possible performance out of more »
There are tons of media types out there, as well as many different devices to play them all back. One thing that does not change, it seems, is how to get them calibrated to show the best possible color levels. If you’ve been around HTPCs for a while, you’ve probably noticed white/black levels that were more »
If you use a Media Center that has front end software that supports full playback of HD material, then you might be asking, “What video card can I get that supports hardware accelerated video playback and can also bitstream HD audio formats?”
I don’t have an Extender myself, let alone an XBox 360 to use as one, so the best way I thought I could portray setting it up would be to pass along a YouTube video I came across. I’m sure it’s quite basic, but if it gets you started, then you’ll be on your way!
A couple of months ago, I upgraded my bedroom HTPC with a new ITX system using a Zotac GF9300-G-E motherboard. Everything worked out fine except there was some terrible display issues when using my Hannspree XV37’s native resolution of 1360×768. It just had no color and looked really washed out. I tried just about everything more »