with $3k you would have a powerful 8790 machine .. like mr. g said there is one thing you need to take it into the consideration that customer service before and after the sale.
i suggest that you take your time and go to...
did you oc from 2.4 to 3.3ghz ?
and did you modify anything on the video card?
i ran everything on the default settings for both desktop and 8790 except set the 8790's video card to 460/290 as suggested by adam. i don't even touch...
don't know about amd64 on notebook but know very well amd on desktop, it is hot.
it is ok to have amd in desktop case but in notebook case .. !!! ???
don't know how the fans would control that heat ... it is hot just p4 32 bit...
do you have "aver tv usb 2.0 video capture" under device manager - imaging devices ? also, the cd has 2 items that needs to be installed which are device driver and avertv studio ii . did you install the device driver ?