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CES 2013: Razer Edge Gaming Tablet Hands On, First Impressions @ Custom PC Review

CPCR: After Project Fiona’s announcement in CES 2012, it quietly disappeared for the rest of the year and quite frankly, I thought Project Fiona was something that’d be shelved for all eternity. Thankfully, I was wrong. It seemed like Razer engineers had been working hard on the concept as they’ve designed a new tablet from the ground up, crowd-sourced a bunch of ideas and gave it a much nicer name. What they came up with was the Razer Edge. (PC, Razer, Tech)

Wigriff  +   591d ago
The versatility of this device makes it pretty neat, actually.
dirthurts  +   591d ago
I totally agree. I would buy one if I could afford it. Alas.
Muffins1223  +   591d ago
It only has 1 hour of battery life playing a full 3d game...if it had 4 or 5 hours and was around 500 or 600 i might think of buying it but you wont see me paying 1200 for it with only 1 hour of gaming and its not light.
STK026  +   591d ago
The screen's resolution makes it a no buy for me, and while it's nice to use a dedicated GPU as opposed to using intel HD graphics, the GT640m-LE doesn't look like much of a powerhouse (according to benchmarks).

I think tablet PCs will be great for gaming at some point down the road, I just don't think it's worth it at the moment. Hopefully, around next year, technology will make it possible to have better specs in these tablets.
dirthurts  +   591d ago
Considering it's a tablet, that can run full blown pc games...720p is pretty great. The 360 and ps3 can barely pull that resolution off most of the time.
FlyingFoxy  +   591d ago
Guess you don't realise the importance of Frame rates. The current sweet spot is 1920x1080 for pure speed/quality of PC games.

For a device like this to run games at the resolution it does is good, you don't want games running like crap and at 20-30 fps.. you need as close to 60 or a constant 60 for buttery smooth play.

Besides you act as if such a resolution is bad, it is not at all.. if you want to play slideshows though be my guest.
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STK026  +   590d ago
I do realise the importance of framerate in games, but while this is sold as a gaming tablet, it is still to be used a an everyday tablet as well. Below 1080p on a 10 inches screen is a subpar experience for windows 8. Considering the price tag, I for one wouldn't buy it only to play games on it, I would expect it to be a very good Win8 tablet overall as well.

Also, just because the screen has a resolution of 1080p, it doesn't mean you can't play games at 720p on it. And, with the GT640m-LE, you'll be lucky if you run a game made in the last 2 years at 60 FPS on low settings at 720p anyway.
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Qrphe  +   591d ago
The fact that it's a tablet it's a no buy the fact that it's trying to play PC games but it's still outdated just adds to the fire.
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