1. Torina

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    Yeah, the more, the merrier, those x86 handheld are amazing ! :)




    WinMax (so aya too) can even run Arkham Knight smoothly, what a time to be alive !

     
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    it felt like I bought PS vita for free because pandora preorder money was very old money hehe.
     
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    Someone has to, or no crowd funded product would ever be released.
     
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    ...okay? So for about two or three times the price of a switch, you can back a crummy looking lookalike that can play a bootlegged alpha version on a beta emulator? :tpi:

    Trolling aside: I guess this and the GDP Win max will be battling it out which one plays switch games best.

    Yeah...about time these things contained something positive for men. B-)

    Also...this conversation coming to a normal gamer family near you:

    Girlfriend: have you seen my pregnancy test?
    Boyfriend: mmmhmmm... *zoned out gaming*
    Girl: hey...what are you doing with it?
    Boy: just one more level.
    Girl: I want to know if we're going to have a baby!
    Boy: mmmhhmmm....could be. Yeah. Okay...*continues gaming*
    Girl: GIMME THAT!!!
    Boy: what? So you can pee all over my progress? I don't think so! Just be a little patient, okay?

    Play? No. But I wouldn't be surprised if some console collectors went out to buy and hack a test "because it can be done".
     
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    Yeah, that definitely seems to be the case.
     
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    Not bad for running current games at 720p/30fps on the go, between on screen keyboard, and being able to pair a portable one via bluetooth, a built in keyboard isn't really necessary.

    I'd consider one if it makes it past reviews without blowing up or falling apart.
     
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    WOW, I had never heard of this unit. Hopefully it does well I wouldn’t mind investing in one of these.
     
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  8. Tom Bombadildo

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    The GPD Win Max is already released, but it'll set you back a cool $1000 if you want one, which for that price you might as well just buy a thin gaming laptop.
     
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    Really? On Amazon it says it’ll be released Sept 25th. Yea it’s pretty steep
     
  10. smf

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    That is kinda my feeling. I'm sure there are people that want this enough & if it was a third of the price then I might consider it. It doesn't really scratch the console itch though, there is no drm, no lockout etc.
     
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    What's interesting is the future of AMD APUs. They're beating the shit out of Intel.
     
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    This looks nice and all, but I rather have a gaming laptop if I was in the market for a portable computer.
     
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    It's out for those who bought it in Indiegogo (or who got lucky because of a screw up by Lanruo). Apparently 3rd parties will officially ship it on 25.
     
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    Glad I made you discover this gem.

    I bought the win max during the extended funding campaign last july, and it was 6200HKD ~ 680€, free shipping.
    Considering it was 85€ below its retail price, the win max is roughly 765€ plus VAT (had a 50€ custom fee) and shipping.

    If you only wish to play legacy games up to MGSV/Arkham origins or GC emulation, just buy a GPD Win 2, it is 200€ cheaper and more compact.

    It is a delight to play good ol' C&C/RA3 skirmishes on the go.

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    If only we had Nvidia GC in these little things, we could finally enjoy Project Diva Arcade and its 100ish titles on the go...
    One can dream:rolleyes:
     
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    @Torina Who knows maybe we're not far off especially now that Nvidia got ARM. Maybe finally, Nvidia will keep on developing and improving on their Tegra and what's the future in it. Or maybe a successor of Tegra or a new Shield perhaps?
     
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    What I really want is to be able to play my Steam Library on the go. Emulator I really care about is Dolphin so I can play GC games, other than that I’ve got my Hacked switch so I don’t care about emulating it on the unit.
     
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    Nvidia has been developing and improving Tegra all along, the ARM acquisition won't change anything in that regard.

    The X1 is a 5 year old product, but there's still the X2 and Xavier which are out in the wild now (though only really used with Nvidia's Drive platform, you can still pick up an X2 or Xavier dev board if you have a chunk of change sitting around), and Orin which was announced some 2 years ago and will feature an Ampere GPU, which should show up next year or so.
     
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    Interesting. I did not know that. Good to know they're still on it. Here I was thinking they're still milking the shit out of the old Tegra X1. haha
     
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    They're only really still using it because there's not a huge market for Android TV boxes these days now that Smart TVs are basically the standard, and because the X1 is still fully capable of pushing 4k HDR content without issue. Since that's about all most people use the Shield TV for these days (despite their initial push for gaming on it either via those "Shield ports" of PC games or through GeForce Now), it just doesn't make much business sense to spend all the R&D money and market research money on something that won't really benefit the average user.

    Perhaps the day 8k TVs become the norm for the average consumer we may see a Shield TV 2 with like an Nvidia Orin SoC or something, but until then I probably wouldn't expect any kind of true hardware successor to the Shield TV.
     
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    My Win2 is dedicated to Steam, Blizzard and GOG launchers.

    Some games may be tricky to run, like Settlers 3 or Rogue squadron due to bad graphic drivers and games like Starcraft or Warcraft 3 lack efficient button mapping, which is lame.

    Otherwise, Starcraft 2 and RA3 run perfectly so, everything is OK.
     
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