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I have an idea I wanted to see if you guys could help me with. I was reading about how the nvidia shield (pictured here) will let you stream your pc games and play them on it, blah blah.



I was thinking it would be great if I could build something myself that accomplished the same thing. If I could attach a small monitor to my wired xbox 360 controller that I use on my pc, then wire the small monitor to my pc with a long cable. I could lie in bed or on the couch and play my games! Anyone recommend a screen to me? want something cheap and widescreen.
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hmm sorry im not sure but wow if you accomplish this thatd be amazing!! love the diy stuff.
 
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Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post

I was thinking it would be great if I could build something myself that accomplished the same thing. If I could attach a small monitor to my wired xbox 360 controller that I use on my pc, then wire the small monitor to my pc with a long cable. I could lie in bed or on the couch and play my games! Anyone recommend a screen to me? want something cheap and widescreen.

You can find small 5-7" LCDs with HDMI, around $100. But I'm not sure how comfortable it will be with all the cables. Other option is getting a small Android tablet, then run a SplashTop client on it and the installe the server on your PC. It will be fairly low latency, good enough for casual gaming, as long as you got reasonably fast wireless.
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