Nvidia reveals new Shield TV set-top boxes

Splinter

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I'm often alone on this thought - but I think a good streaming TV is enough.

Obviously, if you like your scripts / APKs / hacking / workarounds ... then a PC is probably better. But I think for the majority of situations, a decent and recent Smart TV is the way to go.

I don't know what this is either :) Pirating kind of thing?
 

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OOo and i need to replace my old Rokus. But now the price of the Roku Ultra has dropped to $100.
Decisions decision, as I use these for nothing more than Plex.
 

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One from gearbest doesnt have 4K netflix
Thanks for that - don't stream, so not a factor for me. The spreadsheet is useful, though. :thumbsup:
 

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OOo and i need to replace my old Rokus. But now the price of the Roku Ultra has dropped to $100.
Decisions decision, as I use these for nothing more than Plex.

$79.99

 

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$79.99

Got my prices mixed up. But thanks.
I like the idea of consolidating the streamer/chromecast and steamlink into one device. Lets see if Black Friday pricing can convince me.
 

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Will hopefully pick up the old gen for cheap.. Nothing wrong with them
 

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The Nvidia shield is amazing. Its hard to explain why its as expensive as it is until you own one (I have the now outgoing one). Just super snappy, runs perfectly, plays everything.

Iv worked on some other popular android units that uses the same/similar OS. they fine for most people, I got my folks one. But for me personally, shield is worth the premium.

Oh, I also stream games from my PC :)
Dibs your old one, when you buy the new one
 

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On watching Youtube reviews of both the Shield and Mibox, I cant really tell the difference, the price difference is just too big a gap for an interface almost identical.

I know the Shield is far more powerful and interface is slightly faster.
 

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On watching Youtube reviews of both the Shield and Mibox, I cant really tell the difference, the price difference is just too big a gap for an interface almost identical.

I know the Shield is far more powerful and interface is slightly faster.
yeh pretty much..
 

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On watching Youtube reviews of both the Shield and Mibox, I cant really tell the difference, the price difference is just too big a gap for an interface almost identical.

I know the Shield is far more powerful and interface is slightly faster.

living with the shield, then using my folks' mibox, its quite different.

Also proper 1gbit wired networking, and the ease in how it handles really high bitrate 4K HDR is great. 99 percent of people wont notice. But for me the big seller is that im streaming games from my PC and using a PS4 controller on the shield, as if the PC is in the living room.
 

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On watching Youtube reviews of both the Shield and Mibox, I cant really tell the difference, the price difference is just too big a gap for an interface almost identical.

I know the Shield is far more powerful and interface is slightly faster.
The MiBox is a top device also, cant go wrong there.
 

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living with the shield, then using my folks' mibox, its quite different.

Also proper 1gbit wired networking, and the ease in how it handles really high bitrate 4K HDR is great. 99 percent of people wont notice. But for me the big seller is that im streaming games from my PC and using a PS4 controller on the shield, as if the PC is in the living room.
when you upgrading man? The new Shield is amazing, go for it lol
 
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