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Old 12-06-2007, 08:27 AM
73cuda 73cuda is offline
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Tuner cards question

Hi,

I just moved and have decided to do away with DirecTV with TiVo and use my PC and cable. I'm using a Gateway 835GM 2.8ghz Dual Core with three HD's totaling 1 terabyte and of course STV. My video out card is a BFG 7300. I have 3 PCI and 1 PCI Express slots open.

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Well, let me try it this way...

With the PVR-500 dual tuner card, will it provide dual live buffers ? Is this still a good card to use ?

Thx

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Old 12-31-2007, 01:10 PM
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Yes, it will

I have that card and it does provide two sources of live cable. I can watch one channel while recording another. I can also record 2 different shows at the same time. It's an awesome card.
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