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Hi All,


I just took my PC with a ATI 9000Pro and hooked via DVI to my Samsung DLP TV to play Star Wars II. WOW!


I now want to build a HTPC, but was debating whether to do this or not. The decision hinges on reception of OTA HDTV in my area.


I do not have line of site, but rather several hills between me and the transmitting tower. I will most likely get a bounced signal.


I've heard reports that the new Samsung and Sony set-top boxes have very sensitive tuners in their that may work for my situation.


QUESTIONS:


1) Amongst the HDTV tuner cards for PCs, is their one that compares to sensitivy to set-top boxes?


2) Can someone refer me to the most valuable thread that compares HDTV tuner card features?


Thanks!

Duffin - the wannabie HTPC guy
 

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I did a basic test when I brought my HTPC(with HiPix) to my friends house, he has a MyHD card and we compared a few things, but in signal strength, they were pretty equal, maybe the HiPix is a *little* more sensitive, but not by much.


Jim
 
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