Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Tablets › Google TV
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Google TV

post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
Anyone have a Google TV? I was debating between the Sony NSZ-GS7 and Asus Cube. I would imagine the Cube would have faster updates since (especially with Jelly Bean around the corner for Google TV) Asus is usually good about that but it has kind of bad reviews vs the sony and I have never loved Asus's android products.

Secondly I already have a Nexus 10 with HDMI. Would I see much benefit getting a dedicated Google TV for play movies and streaming movies from my PC. I don't really watch much regular TV but I do have a U-verse cable box.

I see that you have more dispaly settings for the Google TV as the Nexus 10 doesn't really crop/scan right on my TV, but Play Story Movies are usually fine.
XEON POWER
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon E3-1280 V2 Asus p8h77-i EVGA GTX 570  Corsair Dominator Platinum 1866 cl9 16gb 2x8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F3 Samsung 830 Crucial C300 Samsung USB Blu-Ray 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Dell U2711 HP 2709m Razer Blackwidow 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essentials ST60ES-F Bitfenix Prodigy Razer Naga Molten razer sphex 
Audio
onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
XEON POWER
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon E3-1280 V2 Asus p8h77-i EVGA GTX 570  Corsair Dominator Platinum 1866 cl9 16gb 2x8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F3 Samsung 830 Crucial C300 Samsung USB Blu-Ray 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Dell U2711 HP 2709m Razer Blackwidow 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essentials ST60ES-F Bitfenix Prodigy Razer Naga Molten razer sphex 
Audio
onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 3
I got a sony google internet player, I think it was the same model. I don't think I would pay more then $30 for that. I was not impressed at all with it. Apps are limited the device have doesn't support DTS.
HTPC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AM3 250 Gigabyte GA-MA770-DS3 ASUS EN210 LP 512 MB 4 GB Corsair Value 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
40gig WD IDE XBMC Live 67" Samsung Antec 380 Watt 
  hide details  
Reply
HTPC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AM3 250 Gigabyte GA-MA770-DS3 ASUS EN210 LP 512 MB 4 GB Corsair Value 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
40gig WD IDE XBMC Live 67" Samsung Antec 380 Watt 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 3
Thread Starter 
I ended up buying the Sony. I got an openbox deal at Frys. I actually really like mine. It could be better...the hardware is a bit slow and it feels like most of the money went into the remote, but I like it. In hindsight it probably is a little overpriced but it's a nice way to watch play movies, amazon instant video and the channel/show guide works really well compared to the crappy u-verse guide.


The problem I had is my tablet would never crop or scale correctly for 90% of the TV's I used it on and none of my own tv's. (granted they are all a little old plasma and lcd). The google tv has settings to adjust this.
XEON POWER
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon E3-1280 V2 Asus p8h77-i EVGA GTX 570  Corsair Dominator Platinum 1866 cl9 16gb 2x8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F3 Samsung 830 Crucial C300 Samsung USB Blu-Ray 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Dell U2711 HP 2709m Razer Blackwidow 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essentials ST60ES-F Bitfenix Prodigy Razer Naga Molten razer sphex 
Audio
onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
XEON POWER
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon E3-1280 V2 Asus p8h77-i EVGA GTX 570  Corsair Dominator Platinum 1866 cl9 16gb 2x8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F3 Samsung 830 Crucial C300 Samsung USB Blu-Ray 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Dell U2711 HP 2709m Razer Blackwidow 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essentials ST60ES-F Bitfenix Prodigy Razer Naga Molten razer sphex 
Audio
onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Tablets
Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Tablets › Google TV