Originally Posted by inordkuo
so why would this noise issue only affect the pchdtv-5500 and not the hd-5000 which are both present in my setup? is the hd-5000 not as susceptible to noise?
Different cards, different designs. It might also be the slot the card is in.
Have you verified that video activity causes the card to lose signal quality and the drop the lock, e.g. with azap? Just having glitches in playback can be caused by many many different things.