Valve is gearing up for the launch of the Steam Deck this holiday season. Offering PC gaming on the go, the system will allow players to access Steam's entire catalog from anywhere.
While the device is in its final stages of development, the company has unveiled an official teardown video giving fans an internal look into the system's skeleton.
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Steam Deck Official Teardown Video Reveals What's Inside
Here are the main takeaways from the video:
- The Steam Deck runs on a Quad-core AMD Zen CPU.
- A maximum of 1.6 TFLOPs is capable through its octa-core RDNA CPU.
- The 7-inch screen can display a resolution of 1280×800.
- Its 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM has also been highlighted.
- The technician reminds us of the Steam Deck's storage, which ranges from 64 GB to 512 GB.
The technician in the video also emphasises the importance of not opening the Steam Deck yourself. Designed meticulously, the portable device has very intricate parts and if messed with, could damage the system:
The Steam Deck is a very tightly designed system, and the parts are chosen carefully for this product with its specific construction so they aren’t really designed to be user-swappable. Opening up and replacing parts might mess things up, like, profoundly.
The full teardown video can be seen below.