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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

No Pro inv has 300 APM. They are only a bit better. They use macros.

Even worse, then.

I also don't think it would be a good idea to port the full DOTA experience to tablets simply because of the lack of controls. I find myself relying on shortcuts to activate spells instead of manually clicking on them. So maybe tablets with keyboards will have the chance, but again it's gonna be a crapshoot going against PC players.
Edited by jjsoviet - 12/10/12 at 4:38pm
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First a console and now DOTA on tablets? Wow.

VALVe is going full retard. VALVe, you NEVER go full retard.

I know right, expanding your consumer base as business is a downright mentally retarded thing to do. rolleyes.gif
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post #33 of 83
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I'm sure haswell tablets will be able to run DotA2 with no problems

The current ivy bridge tablets can already do it:

Substitute that (old, pre-W8 model) with:

-Acer ICONIA W700
-Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro
-Asus Transformer Book
etc

Which run better GPUs.

However, when an Atom based tablet can start to compete is when things will get really interesting.
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I know right, expanding your consumer base as business is a downright mentally retarded thing to do unless your name is God Gabe Newell rolleyes.gif

Fixed tongue.gif
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 12/10/12 at 4:52pm
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I know right, expanding your consumer base as business is a downright mentally retarded thing to do. rolleyes.gif

I guess many people don't realize the effect Steam has on the PC gaming industry...them steering away from PC would cause major issues and if they steer far enough, it might just end PC gaming as a whole.

It's cool that you don't understand though, I can see Apple products are more of your thing.
Edited by Raven.7 - 12/10/12 at 4:57pm
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Wrong thread. Uh, yay Steam.
Edited by Mookster - 12/10/12 at 5:07pm
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The current ivy bridge tablets can already do it:Substitute that (old, pre-W8 model) with:
-Acer ICONIA W700
-Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro
-Asus Transformer Book
etc
Which run better GPUs.
However, when an Atom based tablet can start to compete is when things will get really interesting.
Fixed tongue.gif

Hopefully the next generation Atoms will be able to do it
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Hopefully the next generation Atoms will be able to do it

It looks like it may be the case too:


http://www.zdnet.com/leaked-intel-atom-bay-trail-t-roadmap-details-next-gen-tablet-soc-processors-7000007597/
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Bay Trail-T is the follow-on for Intel's Clover Trail platform, but with a number of improvements. First, it is based on 22-nanometer architecture as opposed to Clover Trail's 32-nanometer architecture, which, according to the roadmap, means half the power consumption.

The leaked Intel documents suggest that video battery life is up, from about 9 hours for Clover Trail to more than 11 hours for Bay Trail-T hardware.

The number of cores have also been bumped from two to four, though since Intel has ditched Hyper-Threading the number of threads stays at four. Despite this, the core increases, combined with a clock speed boost from 1.5GHz to a far more respectable 2.1GHz, offer a 50 to 60 percent performance improvement.

Bay Trail-T also offers support for 3D cameras and USB 3.0. The processor is also fully compatible with Windows 8.

Powering the graphics side of the SoC is the HD 4000 chip found inside the Ivy Bridge processors, which offers DirectX 11 support, display resolutions up to 2,560 by 1,600 pixels, and boosts performance by at least three-fold. This puts Bay Trail-T well ahead of both Clover Trail and ARM's Cortex-A15 platform.

Some of the information contained in this leaked roadmap was previously revealed in documents leaked back in August.

I expect that Intel -- along with its hardware partners -- will start talking about Bay Trail-T hardware at CES 2013 in January.

"All day battery life" on a quad core 2GHz+ tablet with a gpu already capable of running quite a few big name games could be quite the ground shaker.

That's assuming they actually deliver though.
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Maybe for viewing, but play 45 mins...........on a tablet? Who would be willing to put themselves through that much torture?
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It looks like it may be the case too:
http://www.zdnet.com/leaked-intel-atom-bay-trail-t-roadmap-details-next-gen-tablet-soc-processors-7000007597/
"All day battery life" on a quad core 2GHz+ tablet with a gpu already capable of running quite a few big name games could be quite the ground shaker.
That's assuming they actually deliver though.

http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/14nm-atom-is-more-powerful-than-6-core-amd-phenom-ii-10x-todays-atom-20110728/

This one is a bit old but if true the 2013 Atom redesign could be huge. Of course we'll have to wait and see if it's actually true
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http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/14nm-atom-is-more-powerful-than-6-core-amd-phenom-ii-10x-todays-atom-20110728/
This one is a bit old but if true the 2013 Atom redesign could be huge. Of course we'll have to wait and see if it's actually true
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Originally Posted by GrizzleBoy View Post

It looks like it may be the case too:
http://www.zdnet.com/leaked-intel-atom-bay-trail-t-roadmap-details-next-gen-tablet-soc-processors-7000007597/
"All day battery life" on a quad core 2GHz+ tablet with a gpu already capable of running quite a few big name games could be quite the ground shaker.
That's assuming they actually deliver though.

Have old rumors about Intel processors from previous generations been true? If there's a pattern to how accurate Intel's processors' performances were to their rumors maybe we can determine how close Bay Trail's actual performance may be to this rumor.
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