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Based on this I have decided to never buy a new peice of hardware
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ITT: People who read the first half of thread title and feel compelled to comment on it.

But seriously, at the rate tech moves, you can't plan your purchasing moves many months in advance; by the time one buys the new thing that comes out, the next iteration is almost ready to come out of the oven.
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They said the same thing about Tegra when it came out. How "revolutionary" it's going to be.

Then they said it again when Tegra 2 came out.

Oh hey, Tegra 3 is coming out.

Seems to me that either no developer is that interested in it or it's just a garbage platform because there's next to nothing taking advantage of it on any Android device I've seen.
 
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idk but the cpu didnt seem to match up near the end, looked laggy yet the cores were at 50% load except core 2
    
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Originally Posted by AzO View Post
People who wait are people who can't afford it, just dry internet talk. If they had the dough they could buy the latest gadgets and when the next version/revision comes out, purchase the new one and sell the old one online. And since they can't afford to incur the loss in difference they can afford to keep playing the waiting game.
This isn't even in true. I'm waiting for a more powerful tablet. I want it to be many times faster than my phone. I'm not buying till something hits the market that will last me a couple of years.

My gpu was a awesome buy when I brought. I think it's finally time for me to make that upgrade.

I'm not upgrading my phone till android releases their next version. For right now my current is doing all I need it to do.

Give me a quadcore tablet when all phones are still dualcore and I might make get one.
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They said the same thing about Tegra when it came out. How "revolutionary" it's going to be.

Then they said it again when Tegra 2 came out.

Oh hey, Tegra 3 is coming out.

Seems to me that either no developer is that interested in it or it's just a garbage platform because there's next to nothing taking advantage of it on any Android device I've seen.
Well, almost every major tablet manufacturer's going Tegra 2 to power Honeycomb. Nvidia's Tegra Zone also hosts some nice HD games to take advantage of the hardware present.

If anything, Tegra 3 will be good for better video decoding/encoding (T2 still has slight issues with codecs) and 3D applications besides games. I'll stick with my Transformer and wait for Logan to show up; possibly the first mobile CPU to really challenge laptop counterparts in terms of raw performance and general usage.
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