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    Smach Z handheld PC Steam Machine Kickstarter cancelled

    Designers cite over ambition, lack of a prototype and user demand for Windows.
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    Re: Smach Z handheld PC Steam Machine Kickstarter cancelled

    I am interested but want something much more certain before backing this.

    It seems many more had the same point of view.

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    Re: Smach Z handheld PC Steam Machine Kickstarter cancelled

    Agreed, it's an interesting concept...
    For it to be really sold as a viable portable gaming machine, they need to demo a good catalogue of games.
    I actually dont think resolution or graphical fidelity matters as much as others do, i think that have a large catalogue a cheap games that play well, are quickly accessible, and are driven by a decent battery life matter alot.
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    Re: Smach Z handheld PC Steam Machine Kickstarter cancelled

    Might be better off just making it a Win 10 hand held to begin with, let Steam OS mature more before using it.

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    Re: Smach Z handheld PC Steam Machine Kickstarter cancelled

    Quote Originally Posted by lon3wolf2002 View Post
    Might be better off just making it a Win 10 hand held to begin with, let Steam OS mature more before using it.
    Vulkan is what a platform like this really needs, ideally Android app support as well.

    Windows just makes it £80 more expensive and require more storage.

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