quote:One more thing to note about the AIW cards is that they don't have MPEG-2 encoding in hardware, which means they won't work with Windows MCE
quote:ATI's PQ has never been what I would want to watch for very long and their cards are constantly recording even with live tv.
quote:An interesting side note is that MCE 2005 includes many of the performance enhancements of Windows Server 2003, so it can actually outperform XP Pro systems by a small margin.
quote:Anandtech's articles about RAID and storage have been bad for a long time, but at least the graphics / video articles used to have some vague credibility.
quote:A TV Tuner card is a nice addition to any multimedia PC, and the NVIDIA DualTV MCE is a cut above most tuners because of its ability to record two sources at once.
quote:You can also burn the completed content to a DVD if you so choose. This is something that is just not possible with a service like TiVo.
quote:do I still need Windows MCE even with SageTV/BeyondTV? Or can I get the drivers to work with XP Pro?
quote: it's hard to understand why companies would be developing new analog tuners right now
quote:there simply aren't any digital tuners for the PC that can completely replace the analog tuners currently in use.