Valve announces the SteamDeck

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Completed on the 27th. Dispatch email on 29th. Parcel Force delivery this afternoon.


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Only had a quick look at it this afternoon, updated/charged up.

Installed Spelunky 2, Descenders, Vampire survivors. Had a quick go to check it all working OK before going to work.

Looking forward to putting it through it's paces this weekend and learn a bit more about it, as I'd like to install the games from my pc rather than over WiFi. Not looked into that yet.
 
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I picked up the Dockteck 7-1 hub and after giving it a try performance with games is awful (feels more like sub 30fps on most games), is this normal or am I missing some setting somewhere? Also have issues where sometimes when I boot a game clean it doesn’t register the keyboard and mouse (so then have to quit and reboot the game).

When docking the deck I’m enabling desktop mode and booting everything from there.
 
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Got my email yesterday and just ordered now, 512gb

Looking forward to trying it but I see they are going for a tidy sum on eBay!
 
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I picked up the Dockteck 7-1 hub and after giving it a try performance with games is awful (feels more like sub 30fps on most games), is this normal or am I missing some setting somewhere? Also have issues where sometimes when I boot a game clean it doesn’t register the keyboard and mouse (so then have to quit and reboot the game).

When docking the deck I’m enabling desktop mode and booting everything from there.
Never tried a game from desktop mode, but obvs if you attach a 4k monitor and run a 3d game at 4k, the little deck is going to struggle whatever.

Upscaling 720p from the regular game menu seemed to work fine on mine.
 
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Never tried a game from desktop mode, but obvs if you attach a 4k monitor and run a 3d game at 4k, the little deck is going to struggle whatever.

Upscaling 720p from the regular game menu seemed to work fine on mine.

Do you dock and launch from game mode? Whenever I do this it doesn’t pick up the M&K.

I’m using a spare 1080p monitor.
 
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Will most likely get my invitation to buy pretty soon, still not 100% if will go ahead with it or not. I had a switch a few years ago and hardly used that so dont want it to end up as another paper weight or something better come out a few months later.
 
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