Steam Deck hardware reviews are out – here’s what people are saying
Early reviews for the handheld gaming console are looking pretty good.
Valve is finally shipping the first
The Steam Deck has likely been in the hands of these reviewers for weeks now. So, they’ve had plenty of time to dig into the device and see everything that it has to offer.
Reviewers have only been given permission to talk about the hardware that makes up the device. Valve is likely still working hard on perfecting the original SteamOS software for the device. That means we’ll have to settle for hardware specs for now.
The Phawx runs benchmarks and comparisons
YouTuber The Phawx is pretty familiar with handheld gaming devices. They have reviewed several different handheld gaming consoles on their channel, such as the GPD Win 3 and the Ayaneo Next. The Phawx ran the
The Phawx’s overall findings show that the
Gamer Nexus takes a look at the
Steam Deck‘s components
Gamer Nexus has also come in with its own hardware review for the
The review found that temperatures inside of the
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Gamer Nexus also stress-tested the Steam Deck’s battery. The device mostly maintained its two to eight-hour battery life in most cases, but it did only last about an hour and a half while playing Devil May Cry 5 on high settings with uncapped framerates. You’ll definitely want to keep a charger close by if you plan on putting it through its paces.
Linus says the
Steam Deck feels really good in your hands
Finally, we have an in-depth look at the
In this review, Linus raves about the various input options that are featured on the
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These are obviously only very early reviews that give a basic look at what we can expect from the
Although we haven’t had a great look at the device’s SteamOS software yet, it seems like the
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