[ubuntu-uk] Running Cutting Edge Windows PC Games on Linux Machines
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Tue Jun 17 18:13:12 BST 2008
On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 17:59 +0100, James Grabham wrote:
> Gigabit Ethernet probabally would be.
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Kris Douglas <webbox.uk at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 5:10 PM, Chris Rowson
> <christopherrowson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Interesting in the newest computer games but can't run them
> > you're on Linux?
> > Stream My Game now allows for a Windows gaming PC to stream
> > output and accept input from a Linux based PC. Basically,
> this means
> > you can set up a headless Windows box on your home network,
> put your
> > cutting edge games like Crysis / Quake 4 etc onto this
> 'server' PC,
> > and access them from your Linux based PC.
> > The video I link to shows a guy running cutting edge games
> in this
> > manner on an Asus Eee PC.
> > Demonstration video here ->
> > http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/06/17/crysis_on_eee_pc/
> > Product website here ->
> > Cheers
> > Chris
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> Hmm, I wonder if a network would be capable of handling very
> refresh rates of modern gaming systems... Sounds like an
> Kris Douglas
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> Mr JE Grabham
Er... The video shows the EEE using wifi, It's not massively amazing as
you can stream movies over pretty small amounts of bandwidth with a bit
of cache and or the right compression. granted a movie doesn't quite
have the same fps but it's not that far off.
keyboard and mouse movements don't need much bandwidth either.
Still pretty cool though
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