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I would like to stream my PC games from my computer to my Roku 3. I can use my wireless Xbox 360 controller to play. Is this even possible, and if so how can I do it?

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What is a roku? Some sort of animal? –  NoneOfYourBusiness Jun 1 '13 at 15:57
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Maybe you can stream your screen from something like VLC to Plex on the Roku but it will not be real time. Roku is designed around steaming/buffering which is a terrible mix for video game display. –  authenticgeek Jun 1 '13 at 16:13
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Just run a cable to your tv. Works great for me –  Wijagels Jun 26 '13 at 5:26
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You can't, not in realtime. A streaming networked device like the Roku will always introduce a large delay, at least in the high hundreds of milliseconds, but probably multiple seconds. Your screen and audio would feel very out of sync.

To get a realtime audio signal, you have to have a very fast connection. With today's networking technology, that means that a networked device is out of the question and you need something that connects without using networking protocols. A direct audio cable, or a wireless (non-networking) audio system would be needed to get the speeds necessary to avoid audible lag.

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thanks i am wired but is it even possible –  user1495129 Oct 7 '13 at 0:19
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@user1495129 No, sorry. Even a wired network connection would introduce major sound lag. Networking protocols just aren't designed for realtime data transmission. You need a direct analog audio cable to carry sound data without losing sync. –  SevenSidedDie Oct 7 '13 at 0:55
    
OK thanks i will just get a long DVI cable. –  user1495129 Oct 11 '13 at 2:45
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