Poofyhairguy's HTPC Recommendation Thread - Printable Version
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- Superorb - 2011-02-23 17:48
IAmNotAUser Wrote:Alright, thanks. That's allayed another of my fears and added to the to-do list for the new buildGlad to help
- wsume99 - 2011-02-23 17:56
^^I disable head parking on all of my WD green drives in unRAID. It's pretty easy to do and I just felt that it was not worth the risk to find out if there are any problems later in life caused by a high amount of head parking cycle.
- Chris! - 2011-02-25 20:26
This thread needs to be a sticky
- eskro - 2011-02-25 20:45
pseudo7 Wrote:This thread needs to be a sticky
- Superorb - 2011-02-26 00:06
Has Poofy been around lately? I PM'd him a few days ago and haven't gotten a response yet.
- eskro - 2011-02-26 00:07
Yes Poofy is around but really busy....
dont take it personal...
- Superorb - 2011-02-26 00:09
eskro Wrote:Yes Poofy is around but really busy....Gotcha.
- Juno - 2011-03-03 19:21
Does USB3 sustains higher transfer?
Respect for all and especially for poofy.
- poofyhairguy - 2011-03-04 01:19
Juno Wrote:Does USB3 sustains higher transfer?
I think so, even though I haven't gotten to test it myself (no USB3 external). I know Firewire 400 can do it, so I figure USB3 can.
- seanch87 - 2011-03-11 16:26
Great thread, you guys are a really great community.
I'm trying to set up an HTPC for my living room, it has to be girlfriend-friendly. I was hoping to do a pre-built computer because I'm honestly too lazy to build one myself (not that I couldn't). It looks like I'd be a group 2 user, and someone mentioned the Zotac ND01 (http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0332179).
I was just wondering if the support for Wifi is there, and how hooking up an external hard drive would perform. I saw the ND01 only has USB2.0, but I have a 3.0 external hard drive, so are there any prebuilt systems out there that support this? Or is 2.0 fast enough?