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On the PC side, it’s a similar situation. Pro Cards are made specifically for workstations. On the other hand there are express slot adapters and BMD, AJA and Matrox all have external rigs that you can plug into your laptop PC or Mac via firewire, eSATA and soon USB 3.0. Generally there’s way too much hardware that goes into a pro capture card and it’s more expedient to build them at size for installation in a workstation.