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Originally Posted by hajile View Post

Apple sure dropped the ball here.
The CPU is already dated. S4, Atom, Brazos, and A15 are all faster by an order of magnitude with two already being in production and the others coming out in a few months.

is there anything in technology that is not dated? it's all about how well it performs currently and its price point; so far the new iPad is doing well on both
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Comparing the iPad 3 to the Vita is only for people that haven't used both the iPad and Vita. The two may have similar hardware inside, but they're worlds apart in terms of experience, and once you've had a chance to play on a Vita for a little while you'll stop making comparisons between the two.

I haven't touched a game on my iPhone 4S or iPad 2 since I got my Vita, and I've play more hours of games on my Vita in the last 2 weeks than I've played on every single phone I've owned in the last 13 years, and my iPad, combined.
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I'm wondering what the brightness rating is, same as the Ipad 2? Surely it can't be brighter than the 570 cd/m2 of the Transformer Prime, which is mind blowingly bright
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iPhoto for iPad looks so good - with the camera connection kit, you wouldn't even need to take a laptop along on a holiday when you were taking photos even if you had a DSLR. I think I might pick one of these up smile.gif
Why would you ever have a "need to take a laptop along on a holiday" rolleyes.gif I don't think that the word "need" can even belong in that sentence.

Unrelated to the comment above, but related to graphics performance being discussed, the reason why the tablet can get away with such a high resolution is because there are effectively no post-processing effects taking place in any of the titles and the shaders, shadows, and texture quality are extremely limited. However, even with the lack of the whole lot mentioned the games tend to look good because of the extremely high pixel density of the screen.

Even in the desktop world you can see this pretty well. I have a 27" 2560x1440 screen now and since I got it I have had no need to enable AA in a bunch of titles for instance. Even without AA things still look nice and smooth and the image is very crisp. However, if I want to increase texture quality and shadows I start to run into issues fast. My 1GB per GPU of memory simply is not enough.
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As someone who does not currently own a tablet or laptop, is this a good purchase?
I need something for taking notes and reading PDFs in class.
Please quote my post if replying to me so that I get a notification.

You're likely to get two types of answers on OCN about this:

A biased answer and or an ignorant answer. Usually both. I'd say wait for the reviews as they're less biased than OCN about Apple.
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the hardware has me interested. lets see if their horrific ethics improve to something acceptable before i make a move on purchasing it. given windows 8 tablets coming soon, and offer more then just a souped up ipad 1, then im just going to ignore this until we see more.
any word on the gpu is going to support better open languages? the current ipad 2's graphics runs like garbage in anything like openCL, openVL, etc. so if it hasent improved, i wouldnt be surprised that this tablet will still just support low quality shadows and shaders unfortuantely.
Yes. Apple is foxconn's only customer. rolleyes.gif
Also, fairly certain the iPad 2 dominates the openGL benchmarks.
At least they're the ones that ordered the inspections/invited news agencies into the facilities.
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Your 6870 can support much larger resolutions than an iPad 3. Comparing the load your 6870 has to the GPU in an iPad 3 is like comparing apples to oranges (no pun intended), because they're different architectures and running much different applications.
What's max on the 6000 series for one screen, 1600p? Not a lot bigger. Still, two entirely different things. No doubt the GPU in the new iPad can handle whatever's thrown at it.
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after browsing this thread quickly, I think steelbom needs to stop being such a huge apple fanboy.
if I want facts I can goggle them; if I want solid unbias opinions clearly I can't get that from steelbom and his wall of texts on everyone who dislike apple
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Biased person: This other person is soooooo biased!
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is there anything in technology that is not dated? it's all about how well it performs currently and its price point; so far the new iPad is doing well on both
Don't use that logic, they just might lose the argument.


I can't believe there are people who would call high resolution a "gimmick." Seriously.
If the next ASUS tablet came out with the same resolution you'd all be spamming the pre order button on their website, and you know it.
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SNES > Vita > iPad 3
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This basically summarizes the ipad 3. Hilarious ****.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mFzJxGwqpOU
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Regardless of all the hate. I'm still buying one. Why? Because I know I'm buyin into quality and apple hasn't let me down. I love my iPods and my 4S'. I'm also going to purchase a MacBook pro for when I deploy and enjoy it to the fullest smile.gif
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Considering both have similar (and perhaps identical) GPUs, and both can play 3D games, a comparison of the two in terms of 3D graphics performance makes perfect sense.

Performence yes, practicality no.
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