I picked up an ATI x1800 (bare PCIe card w/CD) off eBay
. I'm trying to see if svideo.com can provide the cable I need to input video to it. It's plugged in to an AMD-based Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) PC with fairly modern specs (8 GB RAM) and it's putting out a great picture on DVI.
If I do succeed in obtaining the proper input cable, is this a suitable card for capturing? And which OS is recommended for it? Right now it's a Linux machine, but it would be no trouble at all to install a second HDD and dual-boot Windows 7 or XP to get the best use out of it. Worthwhile, or waste of money?