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Warping between stations, I get between 20-30fps. Sitting or moving around a station, I get 30-40fps. Captain's quarter is a killer though, only 5-10fps.
Edited by Wiz33 - 7/6/11 at 1:47pm
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Originally Posted by Wiz33;14127800 
Warping between stations, I get between 20-30fps. Sitting or moving around a station, I get 30-40fps. Captain's quarter is a killer though, only 5-10fps.

There pretty good stats tbh.

My mrs laptop doesnt get much better than that.
Cq kills most things atm. Got my desktop for the main stuff tabs gonna b for urgent meetings or moving stuff.

Does the touch screen work at all with eve?
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As long as there is a icon you can click, no problem. Even moving the POV is ok but anything that require a right click maybe a problem. It will open the sub-menu but I can't seem to make any selection on it.
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post #44 of 65
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Originally Posted by Ikrin;14105506 
My point was that you could find a media player to handle playback of MOST files types/containers. That was all that I implied. I spoke no absolute truth about being able to play all of them.

If your saying you can play 720p mkv rips o your tegra 2 tablet then I have to say thats good news. It confirms my buddies experience being aable to play 720p blu ray movie rips on his transformer.

I mean it is a dual core cpu it makes sense that it can at least play 720p files. It really all depends on the bitrate of the file though.
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Originally Posted by Wiz33;14089473 
Good luck trying to get 720p mkv to play on any of the Tegra 2 based Android tab. I was given both the Acer A500 (same as Xoom) and the W500 to try out before release. I had high hope for the Android tab as it is lighter (but not 1/2 the weight, more like 2.2lbs vs 1.6lbs) and the longer battery life. But it turns out that the Tegra 2 cannot handle 720p mkv and since I also watch a lot of foreign language video in RMVB format (which won't play on the Tegra 2 either). I have no choice but to go for the W500. I was a bit worried about the lower battery life but it turns out that I'm never away from AC power for more than a few hours at a time so 4 hours of video or 6 hours of browsing works just fine for me.

Like I said in my original post my buddy has told me that he has gotten 720p mkv blu ray rips to run on his transformer. As for you not being able to play RMVB files well it seams you havent discovered that android has many video player apps that you can use to play various formats.

Oh and foreign landuage films you say? Why don't you just come out of the closet and admit its anime.
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There are 720p rips and there are 720p rips (I have seen 24mins 720p rip that's just 100MB but the most popular ones are about 1.5GB per hour) . Just Google "720p mkv Xoom" and you will see what I mean. most of the results are for video converter to convert 720p mkv into a lower bitrate to be played on a Xoom (or any other Honeycomb tab). Same thing with rmvb. Rockplayer can handle the basic SD files but there are HD rmvb around the even Rockplayer cannot handle. Bottom line Tegra 2 cannot handle the most popular 720p format on the web.

Ah. Anime I like! But most of the foreign language stuff I watch are dramas and variety programs.
Edited by Wiz33 - 7/7/11 at 7:59pm
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post #46 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wiz33;14140399 
As long as there is a icon you can click, no problem. Even moving the POV is ok but anything that require a right click maybe a problem. It will open the sub-menu but I can't seem to make any selection on it.

ordered mine on sat shud b here by wed.

also ordered a silicon keyboard and bluetooth mouse as well so that eve will play properly.

How much HDD space is free after the os and how much did eve take up on yours?

I've got a 32GB SD card at home as well for it.

I might buy a mobile broadband adapter as well. (can play at work a bit then).
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Originally Posted by passey;14166126 
ordered mine on sat shud b here by wed.

also ordered a silicon keyboard and bluetooth mouse as well so that eve will play properly.

How much HDD space is free after the os and how much did eve take up on yours?

I've got a 32GB SD card at home as well for it.

I might buy a mobile broadband adapter as well. (can play at work a bit then).

If you remove all the bloatware, you get about 20GB. Cheapest solution is just to get a SD card. I'm running Eve off a 64GB SDXC card. While it is slow to load (slow) but once ingame. I don't see any lag. Yea BT mouse will slove all the right click problem. I got a Logitech 470. If I didn't I would have tried HP's new Wifi mouse and save a bit of battery not having the BT section on.

I tether mine to my phone. You have restricted access at work?
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Well, I picked up a transformer yesterday. All I have to say is that it's a decent piece of hardware, but the general lack of honeycomb tablet support is severely disappointing...
    
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If you remove all the bloatware, you get about 20GB. Cheapest solution is just to get a SD card. I'm running Eve off a 64GB SDXC card. While it is slow to load (slow) but once ingame. I don't see any lag. Yea BT mouse will slove all the right click problem. I got a Logitech 470. If I didn't I would have tried HP's new Wifi mouse and save a bit of battery not having the BT section on.

I tether mine to my phone. You have restricted access at work?

restricted aint the word.

Can't go on anything that has music in it or anything that relates to games.

luckily they haven't blocked eve-search yet.

I mostly use my iphone for net anyway. Just waiting to get it back from apple for repairs that they've said there is nothing wrong with it. pressing home for 30 mins before it does antyhing is acceptable apparantly.

Does eve use much data when u tether?
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I have not tried Eve while on the go so I don't really know what kind of data rate it will use.
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