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Thought that I would post this here because a Blu-Ray drive is a storage device anyway's...

My problem is that I just watched Star Trek (Blu-Ray) brand new copy and there is constant micro stutter's all the way through the film and some parts of the film looks like 16 or 256bit colour's

I upgraded the firmware on my drive (no change)

Applied the update to Power DVD 8 that come bundled with my blu-ray drive.

What could be the problem?

Blu-Ray drive is a "Samsung SH-B083L"

And computer spec's listed in sig.

Many Thanks.
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post #2 of 52
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Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post
Thought that I would post this here because a Blu-Ray drive is a storage device anyway's...

My problem is that I just watched Star Trek (Blu-Ray) brand new copy and there is constant micro stutter's all the way through the film and some parts of the film looks like 16 or 256bit colour's

I upgraded the firmware on my drive (no change)

Applied the update to Power DVD 8 that come bundled with my blu-ray drive.

What could be the problem?

Blu-Ray drive is a "Samsung SH-B083L"

And computer spec's listed in sig.

Many Thanks.
Hmm, that is odd. All I can think of is an issue with GPU or CPU. Maybe PSU? I recently got an LG Blu-ray drive for my PC and watch them all the time outputting to my 42" HDTV, and haven't experienced any issue like that.

Is there anything else running on your rig while you're watching the movie?
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Hmm, that is odd. All I can think of is an issue with GPU or CPU. Maybe PSU? I recently got an LG Blu-ray drive for my PC and watch them all the time outputting to my 42" HDTV, and haven't experienced any issue like that.

Is there anything else running on your rig while you're watching the movie?
Nope, I double checked. And running all the latest drivers, There's nothing else running in the background either.

This happens if i enable ATI Avivo or disable it to go onto TrueTheatre HD that's on the PowerDVD 8 Software either way

I'm at 1920x1080 Resolution at 70Hz on my 42 inch TV
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Should I upgrade to Power DVD 10 Ultra?

EDIT: Meh.... I alrady did... Payed a RIP off price for £42 for this Power DVD 10 Ultra, Hoping that it will correct this stuttering, I will be extremely disapointed otherwise :'(
Edited by Atomfix - 1/19/11 at 6:44am
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Well, you could have also checked you CCC's video settings to see if something there is messing with things.

Let me know if upgrading was worth it...
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I'd assume it's most likely a codec/settings problem before anything else.
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post #7 of 52
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Just upgraded and still the same problem, the picture definetly does not look HD at all, still looks like 16bit colour trash and it's still bluryish like last time.

I also still have the micro stuttering now and again, but the sound is perfect.

And all my CCC control's are set to defualt.
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I used to have problems with PowerDVD 6-8 on some films, though Nero Showtime was much worse in some cases.

As you've bought 10, give it a shot. I recently installed that on my Step-Dad's PC, who was always having some problems with DVD playback, and it finally works without a hitch. Though he's also on Win7 now, Vista X64 before.

Also, as you're on a 42in, make sure you enable V-Sync within the player.
I used to get suttters on the 42in in my sig rig, 'til I enabled V-Sync in Media player Classic and Media player for my 720-1080p Anime' episodes and DVD playback.

Dunno what to suggest about the colour problems, I only used to get that with Nero Showtime playback. But I also have K-Lite Mega and 64-bit Codec Packs installed.
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Just upgraded and still the same problem, the picture definetly does not look HD at all, still looks like 16bit colour trash and it's still bluryish like last time.

I also still have the micro stuttering now and again, but the sound is perfect.

And all my CCC control's are set to defualt.
Default is not always best, IMO. The default settings (at least when I installed 10.8) had Advanced Color settings checked, as well as Advanced Quailty settings enabled. I have since turned them off, and IMO the picture quality is MUCH BETTER!

For reference, these are my settings:








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I used to have problems with PowerDVD 6-8 on some films, though Nero Showtime was much worse in some cases.

As you've bought 10, give it a shot. I recently installed that on my Step-Dad's PC, who was always having some problems with DVD playback, and it finally works without a hitch. Though he's also on Win7 now, Vista X64 before.

Also, as you're on a 42in, make sure you enable V-Sync within the player.
I used to get suttters on the 42in in my sig rig, 'til I enabled V-Sync in Media player Classic and Media player for my 720-1080p Anime' episodes and DVD playback.

Dunno what to suggest about the colour problems, I only used to get that with Nero Showtime playback. But I also have K-Lite Mega and 64-bit Codec Packs installed.
Thanks

Have you got the links to the codec's?

And where too is the V-Sync in Power DVD 10 Ultra?
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