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Will OnLive bring hardware prices down? or kill the graphics card Industry?

By Snuffy09 ·
Playing high-end pc games on a crap pc with fast internet connection... who needs to upgrade hardware?

I could see this hurting sony and microsoft too.

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Oh yes...

by Slayer_ In reply to Will OnLive bring hardwar ...

Just need to find that fabled high speed internet connection and that uber server hardware that can handle a graphics card per session and the massive heat from this. Otherwise you need a dedicated super computer per user.

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Yep.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Oh yes...

Easier and cheaper to dump the graphics processing off on the client.

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i cant imagine...

by Snuffy09 In reply to Oh yes...

How large these game server data centers are going to be and how much$$$ it will cost. i read subscriptions to the service is going to be something like 50$ per month which I guess will pay for itself if this trend catches on.

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