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

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  1. TheCyberQuake

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    Nintendo isn't trying to directly compete with the others with power, they compete by trying to offer a unique experience you can't get from the other manufacturers. Even Nintendo themselves have said that multiple times.
     
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    You can easily make a portable xbox 360 lol

    http://www.popularmechanics.com/cul...o-make-a-portable-playable-xbox-360-backpack/
     
  3. Benja81

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    Exactly. And its funny that some complain they are ripping us off, when in reality they are doing us a favor. I know I for one already have a way to play enough of the 3rd party games.
     
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    That's worked both in their favor and against their favor. There are those who want to play nintendo games on powerful systems. Imagine the next Xenoblade Chronicles as a technical marvel that's optimized for PC?
     
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    It was a joke...
     
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    All I can say is, yes that sounds amazing, but I think I'm ok with whatever they put together with at least about double the power of the system they designed BotW for. This is easily the best game I've ever played, not for the state-of-the-art graphics, but for the pure enjoyment I get from playing it. The graphics are amazing too though in their own way.
     
  8. TheCyberQuake

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    I know. I thought I would point it out so people don't falsely quote it sometime in the future. I've seen your previous posts enough to know that was a joke.
    At this point I've learned who is for and against the switch from my experience in this section.
     
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    500 man years in ? It's copy pasted from shield ....
    And obligatory lag if it's open world game? Did you get even see how much of pop in there is?
    Or ever played gta5, fallout,witcher? Please just stop
     
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    If you actually read what NVIDIA put out about that it was pretty much all software-based developments, notably things like custom/modified API's.
     
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    500 man hours isn't much, all they need are 500 employees thinking about something for an hour and there you go.
     
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    Man YEARS, not man hours. Unless that was also a joke. It's hard to tell with you sometimes :/
     
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    oh shit I thought it was hours, they said years??? how the fuck is that even possible?

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    So the Switch is actually from the future???
     
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    If you have enough people working on it over the course of several months, it's not difficult to achieve.
     
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    BotW has frame issues mostly due in part to it being a shoddy port rather than being a open-world game. The producer Aonuma apparently admitted this himself, but his words were more along the line of "we couldn't make full use of the switch's capabilities".

    That being said, we have yet to see a Legend of Zelda utilizing the full potential of the switch, so that's something to look forward too.
     
  16. TheCyberQuake

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    That also means updates to BOTW in the future could potentially fix these issues too.
     
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    A "man year" is considered 40 hrs x 52 weeks in a year=2080hrs x 500 yrs = 1,040,000 hrs. If you wanted to complete this in say 6 months, it would take 1000 employees working 40 hr weeks for 6 months.
     
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    actually it's been discovered that it's a bad wifi driver that is created those issues, if you turn off wifi or put on airplane mode it runs smoooth!

    Nintendo are working on an updated driver. Apparently.
     
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    I think you mean 40 hour weeks, but yeah that really isn't a whole lot when you look actually look at it.
     
  20. Benja81

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    Yes lol. And if I look at it that is a hell of a lot of work is the point.