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re-doing my room and giving my old tv to my little bro...

I was just wondering exactly what I need to watch cable TV on my comp? maybe HD if my monitor supports it? and roughly how much money would it take..thanks guys.
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you need a TV Tuner.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815153002
    
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I highly suggest skipping the Tuner. Get a monitor with HDMI inputs with Picture in Picture. Hook the HD box up to the monitor directly. And you can work on the computer and have the TV show up also using PiP.

If you get a Tuner card and want HD/Digital you will only get Clear QAM channels, and trust me therre are not many of them.
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I highly suggest skipping the Tuner. Get a monitor with HDMI inputs with Picture in Picture. Hook the HD box up to the monitor directly. And you can work on the computer and have the TV show up also using PiP.

If you get a Tuner card and want HD/Digital you will only get Clear QAM channels, and trust me therre are not many of them.
15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15), 24 pin digital DVI

these are the inputs on my monitor (226bw) would I be able to hook up an HD box to this?

if so, any links to a decently priced one?
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