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Do people STILL not know that you can hook a PC into an entertainment center?

#31ChetyrePosted 9/26/2013 7:00:01 PM(edited)
I doubt it would be too hard. not as simple as ubuntu or mint, but certainly doable with the information we have: A x86 machine with standard pc parts. We just need gcc.
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#32thatfool12GsPosted 9/26/2013 7:02:31 PM
Apparently not. Currently engaged in the same stupid discussion with the typicals here:

http://www.spurstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=222473&page=2&p=6853375#post6853375
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#33Pixx0Posted 9/27/2013 12:12:16 AM
DarkZV2Beta posted...
It is ConsoleFAQs.


This... *sigh*
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#34MasterDonGeroPosted 9/27/2013 12:19:28 AM
PathlessBullet posted...
No, but it's not practical 90% of the time because of how people typically have their "entertainment centers" setup. You wouldn't want to lug a bulky gaming PC into your living room every time you felt like kicking back and gaming would you? It's commonsense.


>implying there's no such thing as Mini-ITX
>implying people would even want to move their PC/console around constantly at all no matter the size
>implying my PC isn't hooked up in my room so that I can play at my desk on a monitor or in my bed on a TV
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#35SenkoyPosted 9/27/2013 12:28:08 AM
I've used my 61" TV as a monitor ever since I got it in 2006. I've also used a wireless mouse and keyboard but I'm thinking of getting a mechanical wired keyboard and just use an extension.
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#36mrCubePosted 9/27/2013 10:24:44 AM
MasterDonGero posted...
PathlessBullet posted...
No, but it's not practical 90% of the time because of how people typically have their "entertainment centers" setup. You wouldn't want to lug a bulky gaming PC into your living room every time you felt like kicking back and gaming would you? It's commonsense.


>implying there's no such thing as Mini-ITX
>implying people would even want to move their PC/console around constantly at all no matter the size
>implying my PC isn't hooked up in my room so that I can play at my desk on a monitor or in my bed on a TV


He said it was impractical for most people, which is true, not that it was impossible. Obviously there are exceptions, some people have their PCs in their living rooms, some are willing to carry their computer around. I don't even know how you can come to the stupid conclusions you came to based on his post.
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#37KillerTrufflePosted 9/27/2013 10:26:52 AM
My PC is hooked to my TV. However, when I'm gaming on the PC, my wife can't use it to watch news and stuff. Streaming games to Steambox, and then to my TV, would (or should) allow my wife to use the main computer while I play games on the TV. Potential win/win.
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#38ctrl_alt_de1337Posted 9/27/2013 10:28:04 AM
TheWayOfTheGun posted...
http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx145/IceThatJaw/photobucket-7863-1379074744073_zps642894f2.jpg


PC + Xbox 360 + PS3 + 55in plasma = gaming like a boss



P.S. I have a Wii-Wii too but that junk is a paperweight these days.


What's the point of a fireplace if you've got it blocked with a desk?
#39ctrl_alt_de1337Posted 9/27/2013 10:29:31 AM
MasterDonGero posted...
PathlessBullet posted...
No, but it's not practical 90% of the time because of how people typically have their "entertainment centers" setup. You wouldn't want to lug a bulky gaming PC into your living room every time you felt like kicking back and gaming would you? It's commonsense.


>implying there's no such thing as Mini-ITX
>implying people would even want to move their PC/console around constantly at all no matter the size
>implying my PC isn't hooked up in my room so that I can play at my desk on a monitor or in my bed on a TV


You realize this isn't 4chan, right? >_>
#40TheWayOfTheGunPosted 9/27/2013 2:45:48 PM(edited)
ctrl_alt_de1337 posted...
TheWayOfTheGun posted...
http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx145/IceThatJaw/photobucket-7863-1379074744073_zps642894f2.jpg


PC + Xbox 360 + PS3 + 55in plasma = gaming like a boss



P.S. I have a Wii-Wii too but that junk is a paperweight these days.


What's the point of a fireplace if you've got it blocked with a desk?


I have another fireplace upstairs but I honestly never use that one either. The room in the pic is my man / work from home cave and it also doubles as a guest bedroom. You couldn't see it in that pic but in the far corner is my mini studio.

Now, if I only had room down there for my gun rack.