For the best gaming experience, we recommend the following hardware, software, and connectivity:
- NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV, portable, or tablet
- SHIELD controller or gamepad
- NVIDIA SHIELD-Ready 5 GHz Wi-Fi router. View all routers.
- For cable internet subscribers NVIDIA recommends a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem. Please contact your provider for a list of compatible modems.
- For DSL internet subscribers NVIDIA recommends a ADSL2+ or VDSL2 residential gateway.
- The latest version of the SHIELD Hub app.
- GeForce NOW streaming quality automatically adjusts to the speed of your broadband connection.
- 10 Megabits per second – Required broadband connection speed
- 20 Megabits per second – Recommended for 720p 60 FPS quality
- 50 Megabits per second – Recommended for 1080p 60 FPS quality
- < 60ms ping time to one of six NVIDIA datacenters world-wide