got a ER1401 on order is it worth fitting an SSD drive? - Printable Version
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- roidy - 2011-07-29 15:30
bertybassett Wrote:tested the machine last night and I must say I am impressed.
I'm very tempted to buy one of these to replace my very noisy Asrock 330 thats shaped like a brick and over heats alot
Could you tell me did it come with the vesa mounting bracket, it's show in the pictures on the ebuyer site but it's not mentioned in the description?
- bertybassett - 2011-07-29 16:29
yes vsea mount is included.
- roidy - 2011-07-29 17:07
Cool, at £129 it's a steal
One more quick question, what size is the spacing on the vesa mount?
Thanks for the reply.
- NRF19 - 2011-07-30 00:04
I have one of these but I'm thinking of building my own machine instead, for me with the latest graphics drivers on all distros and 1080p playback is laggy.
The problem doesn't lie in networking as it is gigabit and quite frankly I'm confused as to whether it can handle it or whether the problem lies with the drives inside my unRAID server. Will try playing same file from local disk and over network later.But any other suggestions to check failing that?
- bertybassett - 2011-07-30 02:11
lastest drivers, 1080p 15Gb mkv file and it worked like a dream. OK I would image a 45Gb blu-ray rip might fail but all my newsgroup downloads worked like a charm.
- bertybassett - 2011-07-30 02:13
roidy Wrote:Cool, at £129 it's a steal
an estimate is the holes on the vest mount are about 10cm to 15 cm diagonally apart.
- bertybassett - 2011-07-30 02:14
For me this device was much better than a reveo 3610 I had about a year ago.
It was quieter.
The menus didn't stutter
and it is cheaper.
- diego-ch - 2011-07-30 05:30
how does it handle the AeonMQ skin?
- bertybassett - 2011-07-30 11:43
no idea don't use it but runs wonder full on Neon or Neon SVN
- NRF19 - 2011-07-30 11:51
thats odd, whats the highest bitrate file you can play without any issues.
I'm wondering if the problem may lie in my unRAID server, I'll upgrade that later.
- bertybassett - 2011-07-31 02:17
i got a 15Gb file playing seamlessly not sure of the maximum.
No way I'm downloading a 45Gb bluRay to test with.
- bertybassett - 2011-08-01 10:31
NRF19 Wrote:thats odd, whats the highest bitrate file you can play without any issues.
drop a high bit rate file onto the box locally as a test.
- feedidy - 2011-08-01 22:17
Is somebody able to test a reasonable sized (~30GB) MKV with this?
I'm sorely tempted to buy one but most of my films are HD now so if it doesn't play them it's a deal breaker.
- feedidy - 2011-08-02 20:16
Ok I took the plunge and got one
I'm struggling to get Audio through HDMI, could somebody let me know what their settings are?
Do I need to update the nvidia driver? (apt-get upgrade?)
Nevermind, it was muted in Alsamixer!! Duhh
I'd still like to update the nvidia drivers, do I just run apt-get upgrade
Don't want to trash my kernel
- Moystard - 2011-08-03 01:37
Really interesting thread, makes me even more excited of receiving mine (ordered it on Monday and knowing ebuyer, it should not arrive before next Monday :/).
Anyway, I intend to use it as an emulation platform too (with Launcher/Advanced Launcher) and I am quite excited to see which platforms I will be able to run.