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    DVB-T Tuner

    OK, I need to look at replacing the Pinnacle Dual DVB-T card in my HTPC. I'd prefer to keep the PC hardware as is, so just looking for a PCI (not PCIe) card or USB, provided theres no performance hit, to replace it. What are my options?

    DVB-T2 would be welcome as it will allow HD channels etc. I use Win 7 media centre as my software of choice, along with a Linksys DMA2100 extender

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    Re: DVB-T Tuner

    Having used a fair number lately, I have to say the blackgold cards are by far the best IMO.

    I would check to see if they have any PCI ones left kicking about @ blackgold.tv
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    Re: DVB-T Tuner

    Had Blackgold tuners in the past, would definitely recommend (although I don't think they do a DVB-T2 if you need PCI and not PCI-e).

    For DVB-T2 without PCI-e you are pretty limited, the PCTV Nanostick T2 is one of your few options I think.

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    Re: DVB-T Tuner

    You're right T2 only comes in USB stick or PCIe. Looks like a new mobo is in order then!

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