1. squee666

    squee666 Advanced Tech Pleb
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    more importantly why is this even news

    its gpd kinda no brainer they gonna release it with a newer apu
     
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    Yyang has mentioned Max 2 a lot like early January. The only new info is they jumped to AMD, which is a shame for people that wanted to use eGPU.
     
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    One cannot use eGPU with the AMD central processor?..
     
  4. Tom Bombadildo

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    You need Thunderbolt 3, which isn't available on any AMD mobile laptop.

    This is because Intel co-designed the Thunderbolt spec with Apple, and any "Official" Thunderbolt implementation needs to pass a certification...reviewed by Intel. So it's clearly in their benefit to simply not approve any mobile AMD SoC with Thunderbolt 3 so you have to buy an Intel-based laptop to do things like use an eGPU.


    This will actually be "solved" when USB 4.0 gets widespread support, as USB 4.0 has basically the same specs as Thunderbolt 3 and can be compatible with any Thunderbolt 3 device so long as the host supports the feature. But the none of AMD's CPUs right now support USB 4.0, it won't be supported until Zen 4 releases so it won't be another couple years at best.
     
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    urherenow GBAtemp Psycho!
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    still waiting for the smach-z (not really)
     
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    Veho The man who cried "Ni".
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    I hear it's gonna be able to run Half-Life 3.
     
  9. geargeeksp

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    that is GPD for you ~ but at least 5800u is 100% a step forward
     
  10. ILuvGames

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    Well, that's technology as a whole not just from GPD. It's just that the big guns in the gaming world (Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo etc) at least have the sense not to alienate their customers buy giving them a lifespan of at least 3/4 years before pushing for the next step. I know that GPD's IP's run Windows or Linux but there is still some kind of comparison to be made.

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    Don't forget Alienware's concept 'UFO' handheld too :lol:.
     
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    i don't mean the tech thing, when i say that is GPD for u , that means GPD is very competitive. (not a compliment )

     
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