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Computer Nerds: need help re: video card please!

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by MESTHREE, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. MESTHREE

    MESTHREE Dirty Dozen Crew

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    Computer Nerds: need help re: video card please!

    Discussion started by MESTHREE - Jun 30, 2004

    Hey... okay All you people more knowledgeable about this kinda stuff...

    what I need is a video card that will allow me to plug my cable in so I can watch tv on my computer. I just have normal ole' cable... So
    What card should I get?

    I am not looking to spend alot of cash so I want to find one on ebay..
    I know about the ati all in wonder but what I am really wondering is what version I should get?
    is the 9200 128 all in wonder good enough?

    I have a PC so... Any help would be appreciated!
     
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    <KEY3> - Replied Jun 30, 2004

    yeah... the 'all-in-wonder' is probably plenty.

    here's a link to a canadian company with good mail order and specs.

    THIS seems like a decent priced TV input

    HERE is another decent one.
     
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    Ferris Bueller - Replied Jun 30, 2004

    What he said.

    All-In-Wonder is fine, if not the best all-in-one solution out there.

    Obviously you already have a video card, so you could just get a TV Tuner card (PCI interface) and add that in to your system instead of buying a whole new video card.

    Check out the ATI TV Wonder, Hauppage WinTV, and Pinnacle TV cards, amongst others.
     
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    GnomeToys - Replied Jun 30, 2004

    I agree with the all in wonder. Do you do any 3d gaming? If not one of the PCI solutions mentioned might be fine, I'm not really sure if you're looking to upgrade any other aspect of your video card or not, though.
     
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    Teh0wnz - Replied Jun 30, 2004

    ALL IN WONDER.... it's the best.
     
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    MESTHREE - Replied Jun 30, 2004

    Thanks dudes that helps!
     
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    <KEY3> - Replied Jun 30, 2004

    good to hear.
    let me know what you get.
    I'm in the market for one too.
     
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    fermentor666 - Replied Jul 1, 2004

    I just got an ATI 9800 Pro and I couldn't be happier with a video card. You can get it with a TV option. Expensive card, but it's pretty high-end.
     
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    Kr430n5_666 - Replied Jul 1, 2004

    Enjoying the circle of eminent silence
     
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