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TV from tuner very choppy - how come?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Marmotta, 8 Jun 2006.

  1. Marmotta


    Joined: 5 Feb 2006

    Posts: 117

    I've just got my TV tuner (Leadtek DVT2000H) set up in Media Center, but the video is very choppy i.e. very brief pauses every second or so. What could the cause of this be?

    My PC spec is:
    Shuttle SS56Gv3
    3.4Ghz Prescott
    Asus Nvidia 5900 graphics card
    1Gb Corsair RAM
    Leadtek DVT2000H

    or is it because the broadcasting quality in my region is plain crap :confused:
  2. Brizzles


    Joined: 16 Mar 2005

    Posts: 7,349

    Location: Clevedon , Bristol

    " or is it because the broadcasting quality in my region is plain crap "

    The signal strength would usually affect the picture quality , either it will work or won't in my experience.

    Choppy / stuttering picture sounds like your system struggling , but , your spec looks more than powerful enough to rule this out.

    I get occasional very slight stuttering if I have my DVB TV in one screen and using the internet on the other screen.

    Check to see what other programs are running " underneath " ( Ctrl / Alt / Del ) in windows when you are watching.


  3. Stelly


    Joined: 5 Oct 2005

    Posts: 11,015

    Location: Liverpool

    yer I would take a look at your aerial, see how old it is...

    also think about installing a signal booster