|This will cost a ton of money to being with. Unless the card can handle most of the processing tasks your system will have to be a monster of a system for anything more than two.|
See the myth tv and other tv type of applications and their suggestions for cards.
Might be easier to do with premade blueray disks.
"Best Practices", Event viewer, host file, perfmon, antivirus, anti-spyware, Live CD's, backups, are in my top 10