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Forum: Gaming 05-02-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By Rory Buszka
An entity such as Valve wouldn't make the...

An entity such as Valve wouldn't make the decision to move to Linux unless they believed it would be profitable in the long run. I think the handwriting is on the wall with Windows 8 moving toward...
Forum: Audio 12-02-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,373
Posted By Rory Buszka
Couldn't help myself. ASUS Xonar D2 sound...

Couldn't help myself.

ASUS Xonar D2 sound card (TG reviewed)
NuForce Icon-1 Integrated Amplifier (12 wpc Class-D 2ch, TG reviewed)
NuForce S-1 Speakers (3.5" Titanium-Cone Wideband Drivers, TG...
Forum: General Software 08-27-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,709
Posted By Rory Buszka
This is kind of a laugh (or rather more of a...

This is kind of a laugh (or rather more of a chuckle), but it wouldn't have been a problem if Mozilla had actually implemented private browsing in version 3. I'd hate to see them get rid of the...
Forum: General Hardware 03-31-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By Rory Buszka
One thing it's important not to forget in all of...

One thing it's important not to forget in all of this is that many people who purchase Macs aren't looking for a 'less expensive' computer, and they perceive value in a different way than typical...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 02-19-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By Rory Buszka
Before everybody balks at the $400 pricetag,...

Before everybody balks at the $400 pricetag, consider that a pair of excellent stereo headphones typically runs in the $250-$300 range. The Psyko cans (actually, that's not entirely accurate) attempt...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 01-16-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,078
Posted By Rory Buszka
Hello, Rob is right on -- these are USB...

Hello,

Rob is right on -- these are USB speakers, which means that the 'sound card' is built into the speaker system, and your PC simply transmits a digital signal over the USB cable for...
Forum: Off Topic 01-01-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By Rory Buszka
Let's hear it for gaming on the PC! The PC...

Let's hear it for gaming on the PC! The PC platform for gaming is infinitely more extensible that a console, because I can upgrade my graphics, processing, and audio horsepower simply by making a run...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 12-28-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By Rory Buszka
It came as a bit of a surprise to me that these...

It came as a bit of a surprise to me that these details were leaked via a social networking web site. Once news of this gets around to NVIDIA's top brass, I wouldn't be too happy to be Mr. Chang --...
Forum: Off Topic 12-28-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Rory Buszka
Merry belated Christmas. I had an extremely nice...

Merry belated Christmas. I had an extremely nice time with my family for what is likely to be my last Christmas living at home. As a recent college grad who has struggled to find and keep a good job...
Forum: General Hardware 12-22-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,546
Posted By Rory Buszka
Oh, boy...reading this thread brought me back to...

Oh, boy...reading this thread brought me back to a fiasco I went through with the first Antec NeoHE power supply I bought for the PC I built in Spring of 2007. When the line came out, it was plagued...
Forum: Off Topic 12-21-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rory Buszka
To be thoroughly honest, we actually have to put...

To be thoroughly honest, we actually have to put quite a bit of thought into our site contests and giveaways. We'd love to have more giveaways and contests, but we've got so many other things to...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 12-17-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,065
Posted By Rory Buszka
Asenka, the answer here is "Yes, absolutely." In...

Asenka, the answer here is "Yes, absolutely." In fact, what the Xonar DX sound card lacks is a 'coaxial' digital output -- all digital signal transfer is via an optical digital cable. So the DX will...
Forum: Audio 12-08-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By Rory Buszka
Ok, time for some pictures. ...

Ok, time for some pictures.

http://www.deathspawner.net/friends/rory/www/images/sub_grilles_on.JPG - This is the subwoofer I used through my latter four years of college. I built it using a driver...
Forum: Audio 12-08-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By Rory Buszka
Right, but the basket itself originated with...

Right, but the basket itself originated with MTX's original "Thunder" line of subs, and is referred to as the "MTX"-style basket by woofer makers. The 4-spoke basket is referred to as the "Venezuela"...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 12-06-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,463
Posted By Rory Buszka
Exhaustive, and exhaust-ing.

Exhaustive, and exhaust-ing.
Forum: Reviews and Articles 11-27-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,979
Posted By Rory Buszka
Nice catch. You're correct -- an integrated...

Nice catch. You're correct -- an integrated amplifier does in fact integrate the preamplifier and the amplifier into a single unit. It's also common for integrated amps to have more than one channel...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 11-24-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 22,006
Posted By Rory Buszka
Hello, Chris. I wouldn't go simply deleting...

Hello, Chris.

I wouldn't go simply deleting the drive's packaged software, since it isn't always easy to get it back, but you'd probably be fine with copying all the files preloaded onto the drive...
Forum: Audio 11-21-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,533
Posted By Rory Buszka
I can't wait! I'm glad to see that ASUS is taking...

I can't wait! I'm glad to see that ASUS is taking special notice of the head-fi crowd. If it's anything like their previous efforts, it could be the very easiest way to turn your PC into an...
Forum: Audio 11-21-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By Rory Buszka
Nifty.

By nearly all standards, that looks like an impressive sub driver, Madmat. The paint job on that nice 12-spoke MTX-style frame isn't quite as clean as I'm used to seeing near the spider vents, but...
Forum: Off Topic 11-20-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By Rory Buszka
I'll see your pie chart...and raise you a Venn...

I'll see your pie chart...and raise you a Venn diagram.
Forum: Audio 11-20-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By Rory Buszka
My interest in audio began as a teenager in high...

My interest in audio began as a teenager in high school. I'd often enjoyed going into stores like Best Buy and Circuit City, and checking out the fascinating variety of speakers and audio systems on...
Forum: Off Topic 11-08-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Rory Buszka
Some time ago, I had an Etasis ET750 power supply...

Some time ago, I had an Etasis ET750 power supply (essentially like a PCP&C Silencer 750, feature for feature) in my testing rig, gearing up to test an ASUS M2A-VM motherboard (based on the AMD 690G...
Forum: General Hardware 11-08-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,848
Posted By Rory Buszka
For the earliest in personal computer building,...

For the earliest in personal computer building, look no further than the MITS Altair 8800. It came as a kit, which you assembled. With a soldering iron. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altair_8800
Forum: Audio 11-02-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,217
Posted By Rory Buszka
They're both good, but neither one may be right...

They're both good, but neither one may be right for you.

The question is, what exactly is the question? What are your budget requirements? What are your preferences for music style and listening...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 10-29-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,013
Posted By Rory Buszka
Wow, um..."Unregistered". I really hope we can...

Wow, um..."Unregistered". I really hope we can see some photos of your system, and your implementation of the hardware, since it's definitely outside the norm, and I'd say it even stretches the...
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