Steam Deck

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  1. KissSh0t

    KissSh0t Ancient Guru

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    You can connect it to a screen, you can use it as a pc as well... the previous video I linked in this thread I believe shows both these things.

    It's also a great little emulator machine.
     
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    ^^^Yeah, emulation will be a nice little feature of this also.
     
  3. KissSh0t

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    Looks like gaming with Windows on the Steam Deck is not the best choice for the time being... the OS it comes with runs so much better than windows.

     
  4. Ghosty

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    These Youtubers will do anything they read about.
     

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    Seems like you dont watch Linus at all. But thats okay.
     
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    I think it was on purpose lack of optimization to steam os look better than it is.
     
  7. Ghosty

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    It's designed to play games. Trying to turn it in to something it isn't will not end well. If you are installing Windows on the device, might as well install Steam. Kind of defeats the purpose.
     
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    ^^^Yeap, Valve are making their OS just work with your steam library, and at the moment the deck has just launched so i doubt there are any real optimised windows driver for the deck to run a Winddows OS at equal or better than the steam OS.
     
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    Linux does have it's problems at times. But overall is superior over Windows for gaming.
     
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    I'm installing Windows and doing what I want with it. I have my Clarett 2pre ready. It's going to be a badass portable little guitar effects processor lol.
     

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    Each one is entitled to do whatever, but one thing is for sure.
    Steam doesn't care about Windows and Microsoft doesn't care about Steam Deck.

    You can easily see where this is going.
    Installing Windows will only confirm how bad it runs on the Deck.
    Lord Gaben will laugh at all threads on Steam support about BSOD on the Deck.
     
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    I am shocked, a hardware device that officially does not support Windows, does not officially support windows....who would have thought, do these people not read any information before they buy something. lol

    Oh and i cancelled mine for the time being as i see there is also a dock that is coming, so i will wait until i can get the whole lot in one package. :)
     
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    What model did you guys reserve? Im thinking of the 64.
     
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    I love it when greedy youtubers whine about something they don't understand.
     

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    I had gone for the 256 NVMe version because of the bigger and faster memory, but as i said i cancelled for now as i am wating for the release of the dock, so i can grab them both at the same time.
     
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    Has anybody tried to run Windows 10/11 on a Virtual Machine from SteamOS on the Steam Deck?
    I wonder if that would be a good alternative to run games that don't run on Steam OS Software compared to actually having to boot into Windows natively.
     
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    Quite an impressive showing for a handheld system.
    Gives my old Game Gear a run for it's money. :D

     
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    The Steam Deck is fun. :)
     

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