Nvidia Shield price drops to $199

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  1. WatchGintama
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    They are most likely clearing stock for the new K1 Shield. But this is still a nice price for an emulation machine that can play DS, PSP, and Dreamcast.
     
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    I forgot
    That...seems a bit more reasonable now. I may be interested in one now...maybe.
     
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    Still using a controller to play games lol
     
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    I'll wait for Shield 2. Maybe it'll run Dolphin emulator decently.
     
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    Dat Shield 2 hopefully comes out before or near maxwell.
     
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    still not low enough price for me for what it is. I mean it would be reasonable if I didn't buy the galaxy tab 2 7' in 2013 for my bday
     
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    Does this mean there is a possibility for a Shield 2?
     
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    That's a lot better deal and had the price dropped before I picked up my JXD S7800b I probably would have had a much harder decision to make.

    I mean yeah the JXD was over 60 dollars cheaper than the 199 price, but to Nvidia's credit that machine has a lot more oomph and for some games is probably a lot better to use. (Games that require you to hold the unit tablet style and use the touch screen probably work better on my JXD)

    Everything has it's pro's and con's but at least now the price is more in line with it's value, at least that's my opinion.

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    I don't know how well it sold, I think the real determining factor in if there will be another one is how well it sold. If Nvidia lost a ton of money on this thing.... I wouldn't bet on there being a second one.

    On the other hand I would say there is a reasonable chance since Nvidia does seem to sell a lot of Tegra chips in other devices so maybe they use that money to keep the project going?
     
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    I could see myself buying this for an emulator machine but not much else.
     
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    It was already announced in Janurary that Nvidia is working on the Shield 2 and it's going to use Kepler the same architecture (right word?) that is powering that 600 and 700 series graphics cards. So it's going to be amazing.
     
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    Ahh I see, I'll have to look into it sometime
     
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