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post #21 of 40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136133

That's the drive you want.
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post #22 of 40
Any of the HD3000 series are the way to go due to the UVD. This will run almost completely on teh gpu, not the cpu.
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post #23 of 40
If you get a 3000 series card, you could get a cheaper CPU.
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post #24 of 40
Counterproductive, just get an OK CPU and CoreAVC.
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post #25 of 40
well the other thing he could do is downclock and undervolt the CPU if he got a 3 series card so it gives off less heat and therefore less noise on the side of a HSF (you could go passive that way)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Coma View Post
NVIDIA default


ATI default
I see a difference and if you can't then your monitor doesnt have the contrast and brightness correctly set I guess.

Anyway to the guys recommending killer GPU's and turbo fast processors, thanks, but you completely missed the point. I know what good cards and processors are, but I'm looking for the minimum requirements for this build. I'm not set out to build a whole gaming computer. I just need to know what is enough to play Bluray.



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Also, OP: as for playing BD, AnyDVD HD will decode BD on the fly so you can use whichever player you want, but you'll probably need the Cyberlink player for the menus and stuff.
CoreAVC sounds like a good bet. I will research it more.
So I can't just use VLC player or Windows Media player? I have to install a whole suite of applications to play this?
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post #27 of 40
Ok, get a decent GPU (like a 3850) and then you don't need a so killer CPU (you could get away with an e1200)
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So I can't just use VLC player or Windows Media player? I have to install a whole suite of applications to play this?
Well, it'll play in everything if you open the videos directly... but I don't think any of the normal players support the menus and stuff like that.
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Ok, get a decent GPU (like a 3850) and then you don't need a so killer CPU (you could get away with an e1200)
Ahhhh.... OVVVVVVVVVVVVERKIIIIIIIIIIIIIILL!!111!!


A HD3450 is more than enough to decode Blu-Ray with a 1.4GHZ or more dual-core. You can get one for $25 AR on NewEgg.

If this is a new build, get a 780G motherboard with onboard HD3200 and a cheap 45w X2. They'll be less than $130 combined. At full load, those two components will consume something like 65w. I'm running a 780G with a 65w X2 and HSF is never above 700RPM (effectively silent). With a 45w CPU, you can almost go passive.
Edited by DuckieHo - 5/27/08 at 5:12pm
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Listen to Duckie
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