Video Cards, TV Tuners, Video Capture, and Sound Cards – Future Shop
If your computer is already the central hub of your entertainment world, adding a new video card, TV tuner, sound card, or video capture device can improve your experience or give you new ways to have fun. With products available from vendors like ASUS
, and more, you can transform your computer into a dynamic, versatile entertainment centre.
If you’re a PC gamer, visual designer, video editor, or just someone who likes to treat your eyes to awesomely cool visuals on the computer screen, an upgraded video card
should be on your shopping list. The latest video cards can supercharge your computer’s graphical capabilities, giving you the most intense HD or 3D graphics for the latest games, HD video, and graphic design. A good graphics card will include its own memory and processor, taking on the load of processing graphics data and freeing up your computer’s central brain to handle other tasks.
Turn your computer monitor into a TV screen by adding a TV tuner device
. Just hook it up to your computer, plug in a TV cable, and you’ll be enjoying your favourite shows, sports, and more on your monitor. Some TV tuner products even come with an antenna so you can watch free over-the-air broadcasts, many of which are available in stunning high definition.
Video capture devices
let you record video and audio footage from your computer or gaming console. You can capture a replay of that awesome move you just made in your favourite sports game and share it with your friends online, or turn your computer into a PVR and record your shows to watch later. Some video capture products come with ports that let you hook up external AV devices – this is a great way to transfer your videos from VHS to DVD.
Good speakers are key for great sound quality, but in order to experience a fully immersive, HD audio experience from games and movies on your computer, you’ll need a good sound card
. Upgrade to a powerful sound card and fill your room with ultra-realistic 7.1 surround sound audio.
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