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    Core 2 Duo Processor

    I've been building a media PC for a freind and currently have a Pentium D 915 2.8 processor in there. This may not be enough to provide the grunt it needs as it will be doing Blu-Ray\HD DVD, although it does have an ATI 3450 which should offload this processing.
    The heat that the Pentium D puts out though is a little disturbing and a cooler Core 2 would be a good swap. Does anyone have a spare\old one in a drawer they would consider selling?

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    I have a brand new core 2 processor and fan lying around.. or is that not what you want?

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    Thats exactly what I'm after. What model is it?

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    Don't know of the TOP of my head, but when i get home i'll get it for you.

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    Slightly OT - I thought almost all Blueray/HD was done by the processor?

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    Certainly for transcoding. The AMD64 5000+ X2 has trouble with 1080p streaming to the XBOX360 here.

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    Model: E6750
    Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66Ghz

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    How much do you want?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Slightly OT - I thought almost all Blueray/HD was done by the processor?

    The newer ATI cards now offload this to the Radeon boards.

    [ame=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Video_Decoder]Unified Video Decoder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/ame]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    How much do you want?
    Dont worry about it , if you can hold out to the conference i will give it you then. if not we can sort out postage and get it to you ASAP.

    James.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff View Post
    Certainly for transcoding. The AMD64 5000+ X2 has trouble with 1080p streaming to the XBOX360 here.
    OT but, how have you got that setup?

    I have one of the ATi cards with the unified video decoders setup, and will happily play 1080p on the PC, but would like to stream to the Xbox.

    That is currently just setup to play the SD movies etc.

    Gary

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    Dont worry about it , if you can hold out to the conference i will give it you then. if not we can sort out postage and get it to you ASAP.

    James.
    Brilliant
    I'll sort you some goodies out for this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gparr View Post
    OT but, how have you got that setup?

    I have one of the ATi cards with the unified video decoders setup, and will happily play 1080p on the PC, but would like to stream to the Xbox.

    That is currently just setup to play the SD movies etc.

    Gary
    I think if you use windows media centre or the latest windows media player. There is a option somewhere to share with devices...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Brilliant
    I'll sort you some goodies out for this.
    No problem, so your ok to wait until the conference then yh?

    James.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mossj View Post
    I think if you use windows media centre or the latest windows media player. There is a option somewhere to share with devices...
    Thats right, but by default, you cant share MKV files ect.

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