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  1. I screen captured ken and ryu from street fighter 4 on my pc. Then gave the pictures to gameongraffix.com to create what I wanted.
  2. I am kind of bummed out I can't run my new monitor at 4k. I spent 800 dollars on a monitor and 450 dollars on a overpriced gtx980 to run hlsl and a config I got here on the forums. I wanted to re-create the crt look on a super high resolution monitor. 8k and 15k is right around the corner for pc monitors. I am about to do something drastic and re-install my operating system. I am going to install windows 10 to see if the problem persists across operating systems. Please stop me if you have any other suggestions, or if I should file a bug report. I am on a deadline to get these things working by April 14th for a Birthday party.
  3. Ok tried each one of the selection one at a time. No marquee at 4k resolution. Tried both of them at the same time, again no marquee when my primary monitor is at 4k. I am open to any other suggestions.
  4. No but I can try that. I assume these settings you are referring to are in the Nvidia control panel menu? I wont be able to do it today as I have to put my daughter to bed, which means I have to go to bed too. sleep training is fun....
  5. Ok I tested this in the following manner. 1. Display port cable connected to primary monitor from Primary graphics card set at 4k resolution 2. Secondary monitor connected to HDMI port on mother board. 3. Ran big box and secondary monitor does not display marquee. 4. Closed big box Second attempt with same cables pluged into the same ports 1. Ran big box and went into option, changed second screen to none 2. exited out of options 3. went back to main selection screen to see games. 4 exited back to the menu 5. selected options and choose second screen as screen two. 6. back to game selection and marquees still dont work. 3rd attempt with same cables and same ports connected 1. At windows desktop selected 2k resolution for primary monitor 2. Launched big box 3. choose game 4. now my marquee works 4th attempt, changed hdmi cable from motherboard output to primary graphics card output. 1st and 2nd attempt from above provide the same results when secondary monitor is plugged into my primary graphics card. I can only get my secondary monitor to display marquees if my primary monitor is set to 2k resolution. SOOOO, this sounds like a scaling issue with big box. As Using the output from my mother board vs my primary graphics card should be using different drivers? Or is this an issue with windows display manager? I am using windows 10 pro. I can copy and past any log files if that will help. Is anyone else running their primary monitor at 4k resolution?
  6. Since its sunday today, I am going to give it a shot and report back. Just thought it was weird behavior
  7. I started with a version of windows home server, or windows media something or other, then Microsoft canned it. I was then using a synology nas. The cost of the enclosure was ridiculous. I checked out freenas, then openvault media center, then tried to roll my own using windows 7 and a hard drive extender called stablebit. But after trying them all out, I settled on unraid. yes you have to pay and yes you have to read up on what hardware is supported. But at the end of the day Unraid is the clear choice for the following reasons. 1. I do not have to purchase a ridiculous amount of RAM to run unraid, Like with freenas you will be purchasing Error correcting ram and a boat load of it if you want at least 10TB of storage. 2. The setup for freenas and its UI is a pain in the ass. It has convoluted wizards, and there are no help indicators or pop out windows to tell you what each field means. You need another computer next to you while you setup freenas, just to get help on the choices you are making during setup. 3. Unraid just works. You plug your drives into your motherboard or sata extender card. It boots EVERYTIME and you can connect to it on your network and start you setup. My apologies to the freenas fans, open media vault, etc fans. But I spent waaaay too much time reading forum post's to get a reliable DIY nas up and running. I bought a motherboard with plenty of PCI express lanes, then a low power quad core cpu. Then purchased three ibm serveraid m1015 cards and flashed them to "IT" mode. Just web search ibm serveraid m1015 IT mode flash and you will find the instructions. I then purchased a Norco RPC-4224 4U Rack mount server case. Popped in my 4TB drives and bingo bango, 50TB of storage son! With the ability to store all my files, run plex, run a minecraft server, a comic server, owncloud, etc, etc, etc. Since then I have built a second nas server to run 24/7 and it has been running now for 2 years while doing updates to my primary os (unraid) and doing on the fly updates to my running services, Plex, minecraft, etc. All with the ability to not reboot the entire server. Unless I do an update to the underlying OS which is Unraid. Unraid even has the ability the monitor your hard drives to let you know if one of them is going bad. Just my opinion and work I have done over the past 8 years of rolling my own DIY nas.
  8. There are multiple programs you can use to check if you have a complete set. The problem is there are sometimes multiple "groups" of people that compile a list and what format/naming convention/ file format, they should be in. To start with the programs that will scan your files and audit them according to the "groups list" Programs: clrmamepro,Romulus,Romcenter to name a few Now that we have a program to scan our files we need a database. Please search, rom dat files. This should bring up all the "groups list" or database list of the "groups" that compile list's of "sets" and how they should be named, what file format they should be in, if there are hacks, bootlegs, copy's, xerox, etc. Keep in mind these, "groups of people" have different views on how the sets should be procured, how they should be named, how they should look like in the reflection of a mirror while under black light. So that last bit is silly but, people are silly. People have a bad habit of not coordinating with each other and working as a cohesive unit, but I digress. From here you should be able to start compiling a cohesive collection based off of the respective version the "groups" current revised database's. Hope this helps and it is not too obtuse. I do not want to attract the ire of the mods, or the rules set in place against piracy.
  9. Impressive wood working skill my friend. Any more pics of the progress? Will watch this thread.
  10. Your attention to detail is amazing. Great job on the build.
  11. I love how you are incorporating that into the build of the room. Cats are hilarious, always love a warm spot. Hey! get out of my laundry! It just came out of the dryer. On a side not I would highly recommend gameongrafix.com. I was able to work with a artist to design and print my graphics.
  12. External enclosure for the PC is sick. Very nice work.
  13. Interesting use of a second monitor. Is it touch screen?
  14. I like the beer/drink holders. This looks like a fun environment you have setup for entertaining. Cheers
  15. unknownclient

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    I really like your cabinet. It has some really good lines. Almost like how a super car evokes a sexy look. Great cabinet.
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