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Out May 21st in the U.S.

A lot of people are concerned about it's release so close to the Haswell chips. What do you guys think?
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Haswell may be released soon but actual devices (particularly low-power tablets and ultrabooks) will probably come a couple of months later. I know the Transformer Book is fairly high ticket so it's not exactly something you'd want to replace quickly.

I say wait for reviews paying particular attention to weight, battery life and heat. If the device meets your requirements and you can afford the $1,500 price tag, I'd say there's no need to wait. There's always something new just around the corner so if you just keep waiting for the next best thing, you'll never buy anything (which is probably good for your wallet tongue.gif).
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Haswell may be released soon but actual devices (particularly low-power tablets and ultrabooks) will probably come a couple of months later. I know the Transformer Book is fairly high ticket so it's not exactly something you'd want to replace quickly.

I say wait for reviews paying particular attention to weight, battery life and heat. If the device meets your requirements and you can afford the $1,500 price tag, I'd say there's no need to wait. There's always something new just around the corner so if you just keep waiting for the next best thing, you'll never buy anything (which is probably good for your wallet tongue.gif).

Decided to wait on a Haswell refresh. The performance and energy improvements look impressive.

...The wait continues.
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