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  1. RavenTsun

    Hardware CECHA01 RLOD repair tips

    I'm looking for some tips on repairing a backwards-compatible fat PS3 suffering from the RLOD (turns on, instantly turns off flashing red) issue. Years ago in an idiot move, I had a "professional console repair service" repair the original YLOD/overheating issue it was experiencing, and it...
  2. RavenTsun

    Hacking Datel Action Replay DSi "USB Device Not Recognized" on multiple PCs

    Hey everybody. I've been going through all my old flashcarts and cheating devices lately to update them and get them working as much as possible, and didn't have any issues with my GBA Action Replay or R4i 3DS. Right now, I'm trying to get my Action Replay DSi (microSD version) working, but...
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Next gen will probably be all portable
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  • T @ trimesh:
    Some things (like Super Famicom games) just feel right when you play them using the original hardware and a CRT
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    The PS tablet
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  • mthrnite tempBOT: @ mthrnite
    switches the box from tv to game
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  • T @ trimesh:
    Not so sure about that - the tendency for "graphics uber alles" tends to lead to very high power consumption
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    If you look at what's now portability graphics are catching up to console quality
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Nintendy is a huge example of not everyone caring about powerful specs most that do will be hardcore PC players anyway
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  • T @ trimesh:
    The thing is that the IATA rules impose a pretty hard limit of 100Wh on battery sizes for lithium batteries - and it doesn't look like Li is going away soon
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  • T @ trimesh:
    So if you want (say) 4 hours of runtime you need a maximum system-level power consumption of 25W
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Yeah but we already have AAA titles looking fine on tablet form 1080p displays
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Human eye can only tell so much of a difference
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  • T @ trimesh:
    For reference, the PS5 is rated at 350W and the Xbox series X at 275W - and that's console only, without any display
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    But the future always holds performance never know what the aliens will donate from their left over tech
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  • T @ trimesh:
    Maybe :) - but batteries have turned out to be a pretty hard problem
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Like I said most that will truly care will already be hard core gaming pcers
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  • T @ trimesh:
    And DF subscribers :)
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    I bet you could find a neighbor with a ps5 and they'd have no idea what the word spec means
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  • T @ trimesh:
    Yeah probably - people on forums seem to care a lot, but they are heavily self-selected
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Most on forums try to get a good learning of actual tech
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  • Dark_Phoras @ Dark_Phoras:
    Papaya, so good
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  • KenniesNewName @ KenniesNewName:
    Only 13 more titles to go on ps3 yay
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  • Dark_Phoras @ Dark_Phoras:
    I still have a remnant of the taste of the papaya
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  • Dark_Phoras @ Dark_Phoras:
    @KenniesNewName June will come sooner than the end of that process
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  • Psionic Roshambo @ Psionic Roshambo:
    PS3 had horrible speeds off the drive
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  • Psionic Roshambo @ Psionic Roshambo:
    I always wondered why, but I am pretty sure it was trying to reduce costs
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    Psionic Roshambo @ Psionic Roshambo: I always wondered why, but I am pretty sure it was trying to reduce costs