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I'm looking for something cheap here because its simply for temporary use as I won't have a TV handy in my room. Recording isn't a must but I'm assuming most tuners by now would come with that.

I simply want to watch TV, we have cable and we only have a couple HD channels so thats not necessary

I have noticed that digital TVs get alot of channels where the old tube tv downstairs only gets 2-80ish if any of that matters.

Just looking for a reccomendation off the egg. OH and it MUST be PCI or USB, my PCI-E slots are full, this is going in the sig rig.
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I'm looking for something cheap here because its simply for temporary use as I won't have a TV handy in my room. Recording isn't a must but I'm assuming most tuners by now would come with that.

I simply want to watch TV, we have cable and we only have a couple HD channels so thats not necessary

I have noticed that digital TVs get alot of channels where the old tube tv downstairs only gets 2-80ish if any of that matters.

Just looking for a reccomendation off the egg. OH and it MUST be PCI or USB, my PCI-E slots are full, this is going in the sig rig.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...CE&PageSize=20
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815345001

Best you are gonna find it's on sale i think as normally there tuners are in the ~$100 range this is only a single tuner however, the dual right now is $110.

Look it up it's one of the best out there.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815345001

Best you are gonna find it's on sale i think as normally there tuners are in the ~$100 range this is only a single tuner however, the dual right now is $110.

Look it up it's one of the best out there.
YA get that tuner if you do not want to get any cable channels since it has no NTSC tuner on it. Grab any hauppauge that does ntsc (ntsc is your standard def cable that any tv gets without a box).
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