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Using my laptop as an lcd screen for ps3

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I have an alienware m17x r2 and I want to play Ps3 on it, but it has no hdmi inputs. So my only option left it seems is to use my express card slot, so far through my research I've found that most laptop express tv tuner cards can't render video game console frames fast enough and the audio is out of sync. However I've found a card on newegg: Click Here The thing is I haven't heard any thing bad about it, actually I haven't been able to find out anything at all about it(via google), So my question is would this suit my purposes or is it another dud?
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From my experience this will be virtually impossible.

Laptop screens never have an input option, they are only designed to output - ie. external monitor or projector etc.

I mean you could ghetto mod some kind of TV tuner stuff together, but I don't think its worth the hassle.
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You could buy a monitor for that price.

Why not just buy a monitor with DVI or HDMI?
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