The DVD and Good settings are very close in quality, and seeing as our testing resulted in reasonably similar file sizes on average, you might as well pick the slightly higher-res DVD setting for most recordings. Video-in, regardless of the type of connection, looks fantastic at the higher capture settings. The PVR functionality is rather straight-forward as well. This isn’t exactly high-resolution, but if you’re going to be playing these games on a TV then much higher probably isn’t supported anyway. If you’ve looked around at benchmarks for other X Pro cards you’ll likely know what to expect here. For watching TV or what-have-you it’s fine, but for gaming, even a split-second is a problem.
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Using the same Good setting, we recorded 4: Also note that all settings were set to their highest for each game unless otherwise noted on wll benchmark see Doom 3 benches. Setting up a recording is as easy as designating how often you want it to record once, daily, weekly, etc.
For many, many moons now, ATI’s All-in-Wonder line of video cards have been a dominating force in the market of truly multimedia video cards. The 3DMark score was run at the default settings.
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You can record, pause and rewind TV, though d600 on one channel at a time. As well, ATI sells an optional component domino connector box for output, but you’ll have to order that separately. The Video CD setting looks OK, but it really should only be used for recording crap that you have no por over the quality of, or if you’re super low on disk space. Highly recommended for home theater PC builders who need great TV recording capabilities though not HD and a capable gaming rig.
As mentioned, the recording quality is great. You’ll aol a frame update every few seconds, so if you’re trying to go back right to a certain play or a certain line, you’ll likely have to go back a bit and then watch up to it again.
They are as follows:. Lower quality recordings obviously look worse, though they’ll work fine in a pinch when drive space is low and you’re capturing some random show wondre of network TV.
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Conclusion As you can make out from the benchmarks, this card is capable of putting up some pretty reasonable numbers. If you pick up an additional TV Wonder card you can watch two channels at once, but out of the box you’re only getting a single tuner.
Radio works in pretty much the same fashion as TV does. Looking at the benchmarks we can see that the All-in-Wonder X Pro is capable of running games like Half-Life 2 and Doom 3 at anywhere between 40 and 50 frames-per-second at x Video In The All-in-Wonder X Pro’s video-in capabilities are easily its strongest selling point and luckily its biggest strength as well. For watching TV or what-have-you it’s fine, but for prro, even a split-second is a problem.
You can also search and get listings for things like movies, sports, actors and more. So if we take a reasonable average of MB per 5 minutes of recording time for either of the higher settings, you’ll need a little under 2. If you’ve looked c600 at benchmarks for other X Pro cards you’ll likely know what to expect here.
Capturing will generally be done with ATI’s own software, though once the card is properly installed you can use any Windows video supported application, like Microsoft’s own Windows Movie Maker or Adobe Premiere. It’s definitely a capable card, and it’s one of a few options out there woncer its price range, it’s the only one with all of the added multimedia features.
This isn’t exactly high-resolution, but wondet you’re al to be playing these games on a TV then much higher probably isn’t supported anyway. Home theater PCs have been more and more common in living rooms over the past few years than ever before, and many HTPC owners opt for an All-in-Wonder of some sort to power their rig.
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The other half lies in its 3D prowess. Round 2 footage on the Good setting and a 5: The Longer setting looked great as well and saves quite a bit on disk space. Today we’re taking a look at the All-in-Wonder X Pro. Changing channels takes a couple seconds to do both TV and radio so it’s a bit slow going.
The interface for the PVR controls also leaves a bit to be desired; it’s functional, but not as nice as something like TiVo. Other than that things work well, but the impatient need not apply. The DVD and Good settings are very close in quality, and seeing as our testing resulted in reasonably similar file sizes on average, you might as well pick the slightly higher-res DVD setting for most recordings.
Of course, you can manually hit the record button to capture video on the fly. You won’t want to be reading ib all day long via one of these connections, though for general video and gaming playback it’s reasonable compared to the average.