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Old 10-01-2007, 02:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone list out the different ways I can record something coming on the TV from my computer...internal or external....
need to see if it will be compatible with the new pc I plan to buy...

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Old 10-01-2007, 02:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Not going to go into details, since you didn't given any specifics on budget, or what kind of inputs you want...

There are many listed here... internal & external.
Buy TV Tuner Card, PC TV Tuner, PCI Tuner Card, USB Tv Tuner, USB TV, TV Device at Newegg.com
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Old 10-04-2007, 01:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Let me go a little into details...

These are the specs I plan to get

Processor
Intel Core 2 Duo E4400

MotherBoards [havent decided which one as I'm still looking to see how much each of them cost]
Gigabyte P35-DS3L
GIGABYTE GA-945GCMX-S2 LGA 775 Intel 945GC Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-P31-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P31 ATX Intel Motherboard

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Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s

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1GB RAM DDR2 800mhz : Kingston

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MSI NX8600GT-T2D256E OC GeForce 8600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card
OR
Nvidia GeForce 7900GS [PNY Verto GeForce 7900 GS]

Now I want something that would let me record from the tv, which would mean an AV or a VGA connection to my pc.....something more simpler than a TV tuner as I dont want to watch tv on the pc...just use it like a VCR or DVD recorder
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Newegg.com - KWORLD VS-L883D PCI Interface X-Pert DVD Maker PCI Card - Retail

Get the video capture card of your choice and you're set. Oh wait. You may want to get another hd if you plan on recording and saving to hd. Video will eat a lot of hd space.
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thanx nu2duo..
btw I mean s-video, not VGA

what about those external HDD that record also...how good are they??
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you will definately need a larger hdd I would say an extra 500gb minimum for all of your storage needs
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I'll be mostly taking two 250GB HDD...
so basically I just need KWORLD PCI Card for video capture....thanx
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