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[EVGA] Introducing the PD02 PCoIP Zero Client!

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Reduce your total cost of ownership, free up desk space, and eliminate the provisioning, maintenance, and support of desktop PCs while still providing a true uncompromised PC experience. The EVGA PD02 PCoIP is a true Zero Client that provides a small footprint, low power operation, centralized virus protection, operating system versatility, and full USB device support. Centralized computing is now a truly viable option for all user types, either locally via LAN or remotely via WAN.
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I just got an e-mail from EVGA on this. I'm not familiar with other similar options, but I thought this was pretty slick. Hell, if it's economical and available to anyone, it could probably be used to set up a media station in an entertainment room, streaming off of the actual rig in another room, if I understood the applications correctly (it's obviously meant for commercial use, I know).
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Why, hello 1979. What's that? Mainframe came to visit me? Oh, how nice. Let me just replace my PC with a dumb terminal so we can catch up!
post #3 of 18
Very cool stuff. I can see this being a very critical component in any kind of engineer's equipment. Very cool to see smooth remote CAD support without any latency. Can anyone say productivity?

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Why, hello 1979. What's that? Mainframe came to visit me? Oh, how nice. Let me just replace my PC with a dumb terminal so we can catch up!
....that's not the purpose of it.
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This looks interesting
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Why, hello 1979. What's that? Mainframe came to visit me? Oh, how nice. Let me just replace my PC with a dumb terminal so we can catch up!
From the corner of my eye, it looked like your avatar was holding a phone and just said that quote. lol
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This would be great to replace my PC on all of my TV's where I can just have 1 server PC powerful enough to play live TV, movies and music on all of my other TV's.

I currently have:
Theater room - QX9770, GTX280, Blu-ray, 40g SSD, 3tb storage, 650w P/S
Office - Core i7 950, GTX280 SLI, 80g SSD 850w P/S
Living room - Q9450, ATI 4830 430w P/S
Bedroom - P4 3.2, 80g, ATI 9600, 350w P/S
Kids room - P4 3.2, 120g Nvidia 6600gt 350w P/S

Imagine how much money I would save on electricity!
60hz would mean no 3D and I imagine Blu-ray HDCP would not work.
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Could you game on this, or, with multiple graphics cards in the server rig, could multiple people game on this?
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Could you game on this, or, with multiple graphics cards in the server rig, could multiple people game on this?
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........ latency would be too much.



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My school started using dell versions of these for the non engineering labs. They can suck more than the old computers especially for web browsing which is most of what they get used for.
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........ latency would be too much.



............................server timeout. reason: took too long to respond



I don't mean remotely, I mean over lan.
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