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2 years ago#1
Which is a better investment? To be able to play anything from the PC to a large screen TV or just steam games?
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2 years ago#2
HDMI with big picture, considering the investment is like $5.
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2 years ago#3
ihumpmypillow89 posted...
HDMI with big picture, considering the investment is like $5.

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2 years ago#4
HDMI > Streaming.
2 years ago#5
IBKNAWTU posted...
ihumpmypillow89 posted...
HDMI with big picture, considering the investment is like $5.

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2 years ago#6
Regardless, SteamOS is free, and you'll probably want/need an HDMI cable anyway, so why not try both. Valve could use your (constructive) feedback.
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2 years ago#7
ihumpmypillow89 posted...
HDMI with big picture, considering the investment is like $5.


But SteamOS is free, and free>$5
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2 years ago#8
But SteamOS will require additional hardware or a dual boot configuration which will knock down the compatible games to just Linux games so HDMI wins on that front too.
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2 years ago#9
Both will suck for some games, like Crusader Kings 2 that just don't work well on the big screen because of the disparity between the pictures and text.
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2 years ago#10
ihumpmypillow89 posted...
But SteamOS will require additional hardware or a dual boot configuration which will knock down the compatible games to just Linux games so HDMI wins on that front too.


It won't require anything additional at all...it's just an OS.
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