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Asus My Cinema-P7131 Hybrid
7.1 out of 10

Asus My Cinema-P7131 Hybrid

Build in the advanced PHILIPS TV tuner and decoder- PCI Read more

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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Charles B., Newegg
6 February 2009
  • Summary: This is the ony ASUS product and the only product purchased from Newegg that did not work.
  • Pros: Fits id PCI slot Nice looking remote control
  • Cons: Did not include the software key to make the product functional Although they tried neither Newegg nor ASUS were able to provide the software key Does not work with Dscaler
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy this!

Kim T., Newegg
21 November 2008
  • Summary: I wasted my time and money on this. Please don't do the same.
  • Pros: NONE! Well, ok, Newegg is good.
  • Cons: Bought the card for dual monitor system and this card would not work. I have used three other cards in similar dual monitor systems but this one is a waste of money. Support is non existant. Software is terrible!!! I bought another card.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't bother buying it

Gino M., Newegg
3 November 2008
  • Summary: Don't waste your money or time, go with a higher end card
  • Pros: Asus brand name
  • Cons: The Card works fine untill you try to close the program or switch from video to audio, then it just stops responding, it has a lot of noise in the video, overall video and audio quality are very poor, it likes to overdrive my audio input to distortion levels, when it does respond, it responds ext...
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Overall 2
2.0

Software is junk

Anonymous, Newegg
30 October 2008
  • Pros: Its an Asus product
  • Cons: Even though I love most things Asus I must say the software is terrible. It requred 2 installations and subsequent patching to get it to run for more than 2 minutes without crashing. Even now when the software is functioning as it should the interface is poorly thought out and constantly switches...
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Overall 2
2.0

Sorry!

Anonymous, Newegg
17 October 2008
  • Summary: Save your money and look for a more high end half height TV card............I'm still looking!
  • Pros: Can't think of any.................
  • Cons: I can't believe ASUS would put something like this on the market. VERY unstable, locks computer, poor picture quality, poor sound quality. When first installed "closed captioning" worked and then quit. Tried to uninstall software and uninstall option wouldn't work in WIN XP or uninstall option in...
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Overall 10
10

Well worth the money!

Barbara P., Newegg
21 August 2008
  • Summary: I can't beleive how good Asus products are- anything they make is first rate.
  • Pros: Wow- this thing is way better than expected, and the remote is nicer than most remotes I've seen-it has a cool pearl white finish- setup took less than 10minutes- I did have a bad pci slot, but that's not the cards fault- I knew Asus wouldn't let me down- It has a philips tuner in there- like the...
  • Cons: Nope
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Frank B., Newegg
12 July 2008
  • Pros: It looked like it came with some nice features
  • Cons: I was looking for a video capturing card that would work on my Windows 2000 PC and came across this Asus. The description on this site say widows 2000/XP. I thought since my motherboard was Asus it would be prefect. When I got the product the minimum requirements was windows XP. I updated my PC t...
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't waste you time

Gino M., Newegg
27 April 2008
  • Summary: for it being a phillips tuner, I'm really disapointed, Asus normally makes a good, fair quality product, this card must have been made on a monday
  • Pros: it works
  • Cons: Poor picture, video noise in the image, responds slow, Consistantly locks up the computer, even after lowering the memory frequency and swapping out the processor
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Overall 6
6.0

Odd errors?

Barbara H., Newegg
30 March 2008
  • Summary: Good card when it worked. wouldnt have gone any other way if not for this odd error...
  • Pros: Used to work great.
  • Cons: When I swapped MoBo's I had to reinstall Media edition and every time I installed the driver to this card it repedativly Crashed my computer during log in... odd and fustrating.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mfg has driver for XP only

Anonymous, Newegg
19 November 2006
  • Summary: Does anyone have this baby working with W2K?
  • Pros: Not sure cant get it to work on W2k and the box says XP and Media Center only. Newegg lists my OS but the box does not.
  • Cons: ASUS site is hard to find proper driver and they only list the XP under the 7131
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