Sabrent announces Rocket Q M.2-2230 NVMe Gen 4 SSD series
Published in PC Hardware

Perfect for those Steam Decks, Surfaces, and upcoming Asus ROG Ally

Sabrent has launched its newest Rocket Q NVMe Gen 4 SSDs that will come in M.2 2230 form-factor, and in capacities of up to 2TB, making them perfect for upgrading the Steam Deck, Microsoft Surface, upcoming ASUS ROG Ally handheld console, or any other device that is limited to M.2 2230 SSD form-factor.

Steam Decks control real machine guns in Ukraine
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Gaming gets a little too real

Thanks to a crowdfunding campaign from 2014, soldiers in Ukraine are now using Steam Decks to operate a high-calibre machine gun turret remotely.

Asus ROG Ally is coming as Steam Deck competitor
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Impressive specifications with Zen 4 and RDNA3 APU

Asus managed to surprise everyone as it appears that the ROG Ally is actually a real product, rather than an April Fools' Day prank. While there are still a lot of unknown details, a bunch of information has appeared in the last few days including two hands-on videos, showing the prototype in full detail.

Steam Deck gets 10 percent discount during Steam Spring sale
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This puts the base version at $359.10

Valve has kicked off its Steam Spring 2023 sale, offering a lot of great games at discount, but the biggest surprise is the 10 percent discount for Steam Deck.

Steam Deck 3.4.6 OS update is now out
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Tuesday, 14 March 2023 20:56

Steam Deck 3.4.6 OS update is now out

Brings Vulkan ray tracing to DOOM Eternal

Steam Deck now got the official 3.4.6 OS stable update, which brought several fixes and new features.

Steam Deck clears the 8,000 games mark on Steam
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2,988 Steam games now listed as verified

Valve Steam Deck has been doing quite well, selling out and finally bringing some of those AAA titles to a handheld device, and now its list of games have passed the 8,000 games mark.

European Steam Deck orders ship within a day
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Friday, 02 December 2022 13:23

European Steam Deck orders ship within a day

Firsthand experience

The Steam Deck is a refreshing and innovative console launched in mid-July 2021 and started shipping to first pre-order customers in February 2022. With the preorder system in place, one had to wait usually months to get one. What changed in the last few weeks is the fact that Steam offers to ship them within one to two weeks, at least in the old continent.

Steam warns about the dangers of a bigger SSD drive
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Upgrade is a flaming risk

The world wide wibble has been flooded with reports about how easy it is to upgrade the Steam Deck's 2230 SSD to a bigger 2242 drive, but a Valve employee has warned that it could bork the machine.

Steam Deck proves walled gardens are rubbish
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Doing rather well

Valveā€™s Steam Deck is proving that the walled garden business model is rubbish and the idea of locking customers into a single ecosystem is flawed, according to Fast Company's Jared Newman.

Valve Steam Deck pre-orders to start shipping by the end of February
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First come first served

Valve has now confirmed that the first pre-orders of the Steam Deck handheld console should ship to customers by the end of February 2022.