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Ok what i want to do is have the main lounge room media pc have a large storage bank and have all movies and all tv channels recorded and streamed from it to 5 other rooms.

the specs i have so far are
i7 920
DX58SO2
2x Hauppage 2200
6gb of ram
6x 1tb seagate hdd

what else do i need to know?
post #2 of 6

Instead of having two dual TV tuners, why not just get this bad boy? It's a quad TV tuner.

post #3 of 6
^^ That

You might also want to underclock your i7 920, if all it is doing is streaming contents.
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post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
Instead of having two dual TV tuners, why not just get this bad boy? It's a quad TV tuner.

Amazon.com: Ceton InfiniTV 4 Digital Cable Quad-tuner Card PCIe: Electronics
I think hes in the UK because of the link and tuner he chose. The ceton is for cablecard.
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post #5 of 6
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Actually live in Australia
That Is a nice card
post #6 of 6
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wish i could use it
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