Is there really a light at the end of the journey...?


second exodous

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Hope the case works out, the hardware side looks really good though.

I'm starting to check daily for updates now, pretty exciting! Now it feels like the moments before the Pandora was ready.
 

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I'd totally be up to picking up my unit at Gamescom (#3 normal pre-order), but it makes me think about how the prototypes are barely arriving earlier than the normal units.
 

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More than having a nice preorder number or serial number in a place you can not see... I would want to have the luck some had with the Golden Pandora CPU's that could get overclocked to insane numbers... like 1.4 Ghz. I could reach 1.2Ghz and those 0.2Ghz made *dont remember 3D game* go like 4 FPS faster... which does not seem like a lot, but oh boy the enjoyment I took out of it...

I just hope there are some Golden CPU/GPU Pyra's out there...
Think yourself lucky; I run my Pandora at 1.1GHz because at 1.2GHz it turns out some of the NEON maths goes a bit screwy. I thought it was stable at 1.2GHz for ages until Mario&Luigi 3 on DraStic started returning some garbled textures. That seemed to resolve itself at about 1.17GHz, but I round it down to make it easier to type in. Luckily 1.1GHz turned out to be enough for all of the games I tried (and that's most of them between about 2012 and last year, except those that require game data from a game I don't actually own yet).
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I'd totally be up to picking up my unit at Gamescom (#3 normal pre-order), but it makes me think about how the prototypes are barely arriving earlier than the normal units.
It's up to ED if he releases normal pre-order units that early, but the way I see it is the prototype users are mainly there to get the software ready, with the vast majority of the killer hardware gremlins sorted out already. If you really need to be in there from day 0 when the unit will probably not have the battery to last 24h, and won't be able to do 3D graphics, and might sometimes be rendering at a 90 degree angle, that's up to you, but the rest of us can wait until the basic stuff's done.
 

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4GB RAM CPU Boards are working!
Great news, pretty sure a 2GB limit would have had a negative impact on future Pyra sales and good to know that solving the 4GB issue did not appreciably slow down the project.

Are you still planning on producing the 2GB Pyra? Sorry to spam this question but there are some pretty important considerations based on the answer IMHO.
 

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Great News with all.
I will be this Year not on the Gamescom.(private Things)
But i am Happy that we realy see a Pyra this Year :) :)
 

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