Solved Seeking advice on selecting a TV card

March 25, 2016 at 10:09:30
Specs: Linux x86_64, AMD8-core
Hi all,

This is my first time to add a TV card to computer for viewing TV

Hardware configuration

1)
Motherboard
ASUSTeK COMPUTER M5A97 LE R2.0
Expansion Slots
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (blue)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
2 x PCI

2)
Display card
VGA compatible controller
GK208 [GeForce GT 730]
NVIDIA Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
version: a1
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz

3)
CPU
⟫ lscpu[code]
Architecture: x86_64
CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
Byte Order: Little Endian
CPU(s): 8
On-line CPU(s) list: 0-7
Thread(s) per core: 2
Core(s) per socket: 4
Socket(s): 1
NUMA node(s): 1
Vendor ID: AuthenticAMD
CPU family: 21
Model: 2
Stepping: 0
CPU MHz: 3500.000
BogoMIPS: 7023.69
Virtualization: AMD-V
L1d cache: 16K
L1i cache: 64K
L2 cache: 2048K
L3 cache: 8192K
NUMA node0 CPU(s): 0-7
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4)
RAM
⟫ free -m[code]
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 32078 2794 29283 21 114 912
-/+ buffers/cache: 1767 30310
Swap: 32666 0 32666
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Could you please recommend me a TV card? I have no pre-set budget.

Thanks in advance.

Regards
satimis


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March 25, 2016 at 11:39:39
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Depends on what features you want. Hauppauge seems to have the most models available. Have a look here:

http://www.hauppauge.com/site/produ...

Here's what newegg has to offer. If you can't buy from them, at least you can check the reviews.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...


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