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News Zotac demonstrates new remote control PC product

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 9 Mar 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Mister_X

    Mister_X Chaotic Neutral

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    Now this actually sounds rather intriguing.

    Sign me up
     
  3. Guest-23315

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    ^^ Sounds like a nice little niche product.
     
  4. Delphium

    Delphium Eyefinity enabled

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    Hmmm I can see this as a possible media center type device with a wireless usb mouse/keyboard, and if small enough then maybe mount behind a nice large HD screen.

    Would be interesting to see if it supports HDCP over the dvi or not.
     
  5. p3n

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    Never had the pleasure of using a network KVM but im guessing sound is the only thing different from products available currently?

    *edit* Nevermind, misunderstood - seems to be more of a 'dumb' terminal type device.
     
  6. Xtrafresh

    Xtrafresh It never hurts to help

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    This could be very very good! But i dont really understand how everything is connected.

    Is the ethernet port on the card also supposed to handle conventional traffic, or does it go straight to the box? And what is the DVI port on the card for? Is that the way the card receives the display data?
     
  7. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    Seems like a solution looking for a problem... There are loads of remote desktop style solutions around, and if you need performance, move the damn machine. As Mankz suggests, there may well be a niche for this product, but personally, I have better things to spend my £100 on.
     
  8. Nicb

    Nicb Let's discuss among ourselves

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    I like it, I'm sure I could find a reason to have it. :)
     
  9. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    Yeah, but as geeks, we are not representative of the market. We'd buy a dog turd if we could overclock it.
     
  10. mr00Awesome

    mr00Awesome YEAH SWEET LEMONADE

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    I would imagine that the dvi gets plugged into the graphics card and then everything(display, keyboard, mouse) gets transfered to the box via the ethernet cord. The computer would still need its own nic and connection to the network.
     
  11. r4tch3t

    r4tch3t hmmmm....

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    Could this be used as a HTPC? Using it to control the server you have all your media on.
     
  12. mr00Awesome

    mr00Awesome YEAH SWEET LEMONADE

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    I believe that's the intent.
     
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