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Valve Announces the Steam Deck Game Console

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Just check this out. This is the GPDwin3 shown playing various current games at decent settings with 30-60FPS @720P. It's pretty stellar especially to have inferior specs


That GPD looks sweet, even on low/med GTAV looks really playable
 

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That GPD looks sweet, even on low/med GTAV looks really playable
He said it stayed locked at 60FPS which is great. From all I can pull up the graphics are equivalent to the Xbox One and PS4
 

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He said it stayed locked at 60FPS which is great. From all I can pull up the graphics are equivalent to the Xbox One and PS4
Apart from the price, that is one helluva handheld.
 

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Apart from the price, that is one helluva handheld.

Price isn't that bad. 64GB model is $50 more than my 32GB switch. Pair it with a decent SD card like a 512GB and call it a day or swap the SSD for a bigger one. I chose to go with the 256GB plus adding a 512GB SD card.
 
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Either way, it will not run Cyberpunk or Valhalla very well. You people are expecting miracles from thin client hardware. Meanwhile, I have been interested for a long time in low end hardware, used some of it and observed what it can do. Deck won't be a miracle today. Cyberpunk will not run at average of 40 fps and over time, Deck will certainly struggle in more and more games as time goes on. I personally don't like buying hardware that is only scrapping by today, as it feels disappointing soon and makes TCO high. Deck doesn't do anything to make me think otherwise. lol, you already have Zen 2 chip. Why don't you try disabling cores and setting it at Deck's PPT and clock speeds, I wonder how fun will that be in games. You can also downclock your graphics card, to loosely match Vega 11. Now tell me how well everything runs.
You do it, learn some practical stuff, I'm not making lofty knowledge claims based on stuff I'm trying to learn about.
I played with. 3400G (£600 build for 11 year old, 965 points on uniengine heaven bench) at the weekend, I know.
 
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You do it, learn some practical stuff, I'm not making lofty knowledge claims based on stuff I'm trying to learn about.
I played with. 3400G at weekend, I know.
Funny things is he keeps saying 3400G but the 3400G is based on Zen+ while the Deck is based on Zen 2. Zen 2 is on average 15-20% faster than Zen+ :roll:
 
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Funny things is he keeps saying 3400G but the 3400G is based on Zen+ while the Deck is based on Zen 2. Zen 2 is on average 15-20% faster than Zen+ :roll:
But 3400G is not as constrained by power limit and is clocked higher, so that more than offsets IPC deficiency.
 
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Funny things is he keeps saying 3400G but the 3400G is based on Zen+ while the Deck is based on Zen 2. Zen 2 is on average 15-20% faster than Zen+ :roll:
Not to mention Vega verses Rdna2.

And ddr4 verses LPddr5(approaching twice the bandwidth).

@The red spirit 3400G unconstrained isn't this flat out, that's some clutching at straws right there, your basing your opinion on nonsense.

And a 3400G is typically connected to a 1080P display, this isn't.

How's about we wait on reviews ,you can spout absolutes all you want while learning about GPU?! But where's it getting us, to another round at the same loop.

We heard your opinion, we have it in mind now back it up with fact's or peaceably agree to disagree and we'll see what benches say, going round in circles helps no one.

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And a 3400G is typically connected to a 1080P display, this isn't.
Not that you can run Cyberpunk at more than 720p.


How's about we wait on reviews ,you can spout absolutes all you want while learning about GPU?! But where's it getting us, to another round at the same loop.

We heard your opinion, we have it in mind now back it up with fact's or peaceably agree to disagree and we'll see what benches say, going round in circles helps no one.

Out.
Okay, goodbye.
 
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Linus trying Steam Deck early

 
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And now it's delayed 2 months, and I'm now after Q2.


I heard Steam Deck is being delayed. Is that true?​


While we did our best to account for the global supply chain issues (by which we mean we factored in extra time to account for these risks and worked with multiple component vendors), our manufacturing plans were still impacted. Material shortages and delays meant that components weren't making it to our manufacturing facilities on time. Missing parts along with logistical challenges means delayed Steam Decks, so we needed to push out shipping by two months to February. We’ll continue working to improve reservation dates based on the new timeline, and will keep folks updated as we go.
 
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I have a 5600G taster in hand for a bit, despite the delay I'm still excited.
Think I'll be 2023 personally, they can shove that if it slips again.
 
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