Confirmed Nintendo Switch is using stock Nvidia Tegra X1, no modifications.

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by heartgold, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. the_randomizer

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    Meh, I'll just sit on a lawn chair and with a bag of popcorn, I could always use the extra salt (on either side of the discussion), to enhance the flavor :lol:
     


  2. Retroboy

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    this is what i dont get when it comes to nintendo, they and its fans are like "how fun the games are" sorry but either a game is fun to play or its not..... no matter what controls your using, if the game is shit, then it is shit.

    problem i find with nintendo is that its games are the same, take mario for example, its the same concept and is so repetitive, i got bored of mario on the n64 and find the same problem with every mario game since.

    enter level, collect star, end level, enter level again collect another star and repeat, save princess peach...... you could have a controller that sucked your cock.... the game is still the same.

    what nintendo lack are games that push something new, games with excellent stories to tell, games that let you do things youve never done in a game before.

    this is where nintendo go wrong, but loved by its fans because they love zelda, mario, pokemon etc. sony/ms have had shit loads of new and excellent games which are fun to play, very entertaining and they dont need to give us BS gimmick controllers.

    this is just a way for nintendo to make its old hardware seem better than it actually is, then comes the lacking games.

    nintendo miss out on a massive portion of the gaming industry and if they simply stopped been cheap cunts.
     
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    Hmm, when I said Nintendo should make their own Android device this was not what I had in mind.
     
  4. ov3rkill

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    Oh well, that sucks. I guess we'll just have to wait for the 3DS successor cause we all love that dual screen. ;)

    edit: They could've just said so in the first place. Or remove the engraved label just like what Apple did.
     
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    With regard to GC emulation, wouldn't it be much more possible on Switch than Shield TV as Switch isn't using some bloated Android OS?
     
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    So much salt about the specs not being overpowered and not as good as a PS4 would be in portable form :lol::lol: Get a bloody Shield TV or PC.
     
  7. Retroboy

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    sorry to piss through your letter box, but thats not going to happen.

    nintendo wanted to ensure better sales by not making a new home console and a new portable console, insted they released both as one system.

    this is where people go wrong when they buy nintendos BS claim that its a success and had a sucessful launch compared to the wii u.

    the switch is combining both home and portable markets into one, so kindly do tell the world the truth nintendo, if you combined 3ds sales and wii u sales..... does your switch beat it?

    well it defo hasnt in the uk.

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    because its a home console made portable.

    so will you see devs pay a team to release a dumbed down version of its next AAA title to the switch or skip it completely.... thus not giving you the option to say ok ive got plenty to play on my PS4/XBX1 so i will buy xxx game for the switch because ive not had anything new to play for a while?

    and lets also add that you can buy a PS4/XBX1 cheaper than the switch and have access to a larger library of excellent games.

    what do you get if you buy the switch, zelda and a shit load of mobile indy games and a headache of hardware/design faults.
     
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    It still stands, people are bashing the console because it's not up to their standards. Big whoop. Nintendo tried going with raw power, and look how well that worked out.
     
  9. aofelix

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    yeah 3rd party support isn't coming to the switch.
    switch is another add-on console like the wii u.
    you can't get by without a ps4/xboxone/pc for the blockbuster titles.


    if you were to only buy one platform on a limited budget, i'd go PS4 every time. with money, PC + PS4/Switch later on down the road.



    I hope next gen Nintendo just release a big console and a solely portable console.


    I think they're making a fuck load of money on each switch. Looking at the specs now and controller prices, they're just being ridiculous.


    will probably still buy one tho eventually.
     
  10. geodeath

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    No, but there i a difference. MS and Sony are leaders of the race. Which means that as long as their hardware is as good or quite similar to the specs most dev develop for (or make for an easy port) nobody cares. Creating consoles takes time, it is obvious that by the time a console is out in the market, it cannot be at the bleeding edge. However, choosing an old technology intentionally and selling it at the same price point, while lying about your specs... is kinda different.
     
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    and that was because of what..... lacking third party support.

    do we see the problem here.

    along came the wii, cheap as fuck, marketed very well, printed money.

    nintendo have been stuck in that greed ever since releasing cheap hardware, but still never kept their promise on improving its third party support did it, you found the hardware was the reason why third parties supported the xbox/ps more.

    here is a question for you.

    Resident Evil remake and 0 which was exclusive for the Cube and was and still is one of the best games it ever had - why did it not get the hd remasters for the wii u or even say the switch.

    Resident Evil Revelations started on the 3DS, why did Revelations 2 not come to the wii u, or even the switch?

    I could list countless of other games that devs dont even consider nintendo for.
     
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    And the Gamecube didn't attract 3rd parties; the PS2 did, and was the weakest of the three, how does that work?
     
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    Well raw power alone does not make good consoles. Along with raw power came a weird controller and slow sales, as they failed to market the bloody thing. So i guess you cannot really blame the power alone for that.
     
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    AMD's CPUs haven't been any good recently (though Ryzen is changing that). Add to that the fact that both MS and Sony are using INTEGRATED GRAPHICS and it's fairly obvious that they're both lying, too! (Never mind that Xbox One runs Windows 10 so it can only run worthless apps, not actual games.)
     
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    Yes and no.

    The issue with the switch is its too close to the XBOX one for people not to port their once exclusive titles over to the PS4/XBOX One so I think a 3DS successor will most definitely come out.

    The advantage of the 3DS even now is games are cheaper to produce and studios are well prepared. I'm not sure if Nintendo are even now ready for the transition over to HD for all their studios. I remember them mentioning in an interview they struggled with the Wii U initially because their studios weren't used to High res textures etc.

    The 3D technology they invested in just being ditched is quite a waste given super stable 3D on the n3DS was really good.. i can only imagine with a 720p screen that looking quite fantastic for a handheld experience.

    Their reluctance to class the switch as a portable console despite it being the BEST portable console available and the WORST home console can only mean either:
    1. They're have plans for the 3DS family and beyond
    2. They're trying to preserve the last few 3DS sales for the next 1-2 years before ditching it and are willing to market the switch as a home console to facilitate that
    3. they're dumb as fuck

    I still expect a 3DS successor.
     
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    Does anyone have x-ray for tegra x1? Cause this does not match ue4 preset. @TheDarkGreninja So what does 4.15 say about the switch?
     
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  17. Retroboy

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    because here it is in a nut shell for you.

    whats the nut shell here? confirming exactly what i had already said.

    the ps2 was weaker, but it had better third party support because not only did the console sell better but third parties also made more money releasing games on the PS2 than they did the cube.

    now devs dont see the point in releasing its AAA title solely for nintendo because it lacks the hardware to port, so they skip it completely....
     
  18. leonmagnus99

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    the specs do not seem to be outstanding ,but as long as the games run fine with those specs then all good i guess o-o'
     
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    What has all this to do with what i said? Nintendo blatantly lied about performance only to get people to believe that this thing will get big studio support. Big fat lie. Now it is exposed. I personally do not give the slightest of shits, because as an idiot gamer and nintendo fan will buy any bullshit they bring out. However, it is not me they should be targeting but the common Joe out there, its the general public they are trying to win and lying, then offering expensive (and needed) accessories is just another nail in the coffin. Where are all the IDIOTS now that believed this will be "close to XbOne performance"?

    Where are they? I guess hiding in their caves. We like it or not, this is an industry and unless you wake up and see where it is going and try to be relevant (whatever that means) you are always going to be the last. Nintendo has completely missed the point after the gamecube, releasing an extremely weak console that sold by the bucketloads because of motion controls and being inclusive with non gamers, then flopping hard with the WiiU because of architecture and the controller & marketing and now they are probably not going to get any serious recent or current AAA titles from western devs (and dont even think about bringing skyrim up, it is a 6 year old game for god' sake) which means nintendo will either have to rely to us stupid fans again, to bankroll their next experiment or become a software company.
     
  20. Retroboy

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    a 3DS successor will never happen, nintendo have already said this.

    the switch is combining both home and portable console markets into one.

    nintendo have already stopped supporting the 3DS..... its recent games do not even play in 3D which is a piss take.