Consol Gaming on
your PC Monitor? Sure, why not. With a simple
Composite Video input to the Personal Cinema break out box,
you can pretty much run anything through the graphics
subsystem of this kit.
surfing anyone? Click images for full view.
The TV Tuning
application of choice in this kit, is
Intervideo's WinDVR and it allows you to view DVDs and
Cable TV or Broadcast TV, with ease and excellent clarity.
We especially liked the channel surfing function which
allows you to get a quick view of what's on the tube.
Of course, if there is more than one program that you would
like to catch, you can always time shift it to your hard
drive for future viewing.
get the standard GeForce2MX 400 treatment with all the
screen shots should be familiar to you. Here we see
some of the GF2MX 400's basic functions including
Anti-Aliasing. As you can see, the card has a 200MHz.
Core clock speed and a 166MHz. SDR memory speed.
Digital Video Production
Look out Spielberg
Also included in
the bundle is a full version of
MGI's Videowave 4 SE. It is a great video editing
utility for the novice user and it is very intuitive.
We tried our
luck at recording a clip from the TV source and converted it
into Windows Media File format, for easy streaming from the
full viewing - 2.5MB Windows Media File
For the file
size and length of this video, we think the quality is
fairly impressive. This file is basically a conversion
of an MPEG2 stream to Windows Media format. Videowave
allowed us to take that original 15+MB MPEG2 file and
convert it into something significantly more portable.
It also allowed us the ability for a little levity here!
Were these guys smooth or what?
Graphics performance and the rating