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OnLive Serivce and - Are Graphic Cards really needed?

post #1 of 5
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Hi,

I know graphic cards won't go out of fashion anytime soon. If OnLive's service and game selection gets bigger and newer - this could get awesome..

And if I can run games on high resolutions with all details etc on a low end pc with crappy video card - this is could be potential game changer?

I haven't played with OnLive yet - but if new games or semi-new games start coming on it - I might not even have the need to upgrade next time.

The implications of this are huge

Who ever is trying it - please provide some feedback on this thread.
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I hope OnLive dies.
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I see onlive being something you use when not at home, The experience leaves something to be desired. Most of the games have the visual fidelity of hd youtube, not exactly a game changer. But i can see its uses. You aren't home but have access to fairly quick wifi you hop on your aging notebook and play some burnout that you rented for 4 bucks for the day ect.
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hmmph, a little bit lost here..so, we OC the internet instead ??
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post #5 of 5
With ISP bandwidth disappearing rapidly, and some places starting to meter your internet use, then add it to the low frame rates and sub console graphics, it's not going to be a major competitor for anyone, but I think it has a niche future until the point the net infrastructure gets the investment it really needs.
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