Can we port nvidia shield tv OS on Nintendo switch?

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  1. Fadi5555
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    Hi there.
    I just really wondering about getting nvidia shield tv os on switch. It'll be more reasonable to get it more than Linux.

    Imagine guys you can run all apps and games like (resident evil 5, tomb raider, metal gear solid 5). And other games.
    Of course besides emulators like (dolphin, ppsspp, damon ps2 pro, and retroarch most of all).

    Actually nvidia shield tv is open source. See here:
    https://developer.nvidia.com/shield-open-source

    So it'll be great idea to have that amazing os on the go besides Nintendo switch os.

    Please tells me your thoughts?
    Thanks....
     
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  2. froggestspirit

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    I'm not 100% sure, but if the CPU's are the same, we would just need the drivers to interface with the different hardware, right?
     
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    Actually I don't know but I think it possible to do that both devices have same cpu. By the way did you like this idea ☺️?
     
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    The shield runs at a higher clock right? The Switch housing may not be able to handle the heat.
     
  5. Ghost92

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    I have already suggested this idea. You can practically emulate an NVidia image in any Virtual System.
     
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    Search for Rainway. I think it's pretty much what you are asking here.
     
  7. smileyhead

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    Rainway doesn't have Switch support yet. Also, streaming a game != playing a game.
     
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    Rainway would have more lag than running shield os, and be way less convenient.
     
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    Yeah you're right but it has more ram than nvidia shield tv. The idea of porting nvidia os to switch is amazing we just need someone who familiar with these things. There's a huge apps/games library on nvidia shield tv.

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    Sounds amazing if we can. As you see it's open source.
     
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  10. Ghost92

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    Now download the Chinese image of Shield TV. I'll see how it works first in a virtual system. In addition, it is an Android modified like many.
     
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  11. Kubas_inko

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    Switch's SoC can't be overclocked (like non-K Intel CPUs).
    (Reswitched's words, not mine)
     
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  12. Fadi5555
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    Sounds amazing. The most important thing about getting Chinese image you'll be able to buy wii/gamecube games on store because the Chinese version came with an official gamecube/wii emulator which is pretty amazing.
     
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    You mean Android?
     
  14. Fadi5555
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    It's not hurting to give it a try. Maybe it'll perform very well.
     
  15. Kubas_inko

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    You can port it for 100%, but it will never run at anything higher than now (it just can't, it is locked). (If re-team is correct).
     
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  16. Fadi5555
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    Yes because nvidia shield is an open source

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    What do you mean by it's locked? You mean os?
     
  17. Kubas_inko

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    Multiplier is locked.
    So something between sw and hw lock.
     
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  18. piterayo

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    Not sure if Nvidia Shield can be ported, but i'm pretty sure Moonlight Stream can. http://moonlight-stream.com/
    It's an open source implementation of Nvidia Shield and can be run even in the Raspberry Pi
     
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    If we can select which apps/emulators want to port them on switch:

    In my opinion:
    Dolphin
    Ppsspp
    Damon pro ps2.

    What about you guys?
     
  20. DarkOrb

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    We might not be able to overclock the Tegra X1 SoC, but I'm pretty sure we will be able to remove Switch's underclock so its SoC can run at X1 maximum clock speed (which is equal to Shield TV's clock speed) at some point.
     
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