|OT| Valve's Steam Deck - Our decks are going places

Mivey

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Oh no, wifi really is fucked on my deck, been reading all the potential solutions and tried all of them and none worked.:(
Are you on the latest versions?
You might also go the Desktop mode and see if you can make it work there.
 

Le Pertti

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Are you on the latest versions?
You might also go the Desktop mode and see if you can make it work there.
Yeah latests stable version, should I go for beta updates?

It seems stable now but its stuck on 2.4ghz so its slooooow. Not sure why it works, it used to do the same on that before but now been on for some time.
 

Mivey

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Tried some more demanding games, like Deaths Stranding and Resident Evil 2 Remake , and wow I have to say I'm quite impressed what this machine can do! Also happy that locked 40 doesn't feel too bad!
I think locked 30 is also quite good for games that don't feature action heavy combat. I'm playing Cold Steel III at 30 FPS, and nice to see the game barely go above 11W, and most often stay at 8W, essentially giving you somewhere between 4 to 5 hours of battery life.
 

FunnyJay

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Is there some easy to understand guide of all the different quality options and sliders in the quick menu?
Frame rate is easy to understand, but the others are total gibberish to me...
 

Alexandros

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Is there some easy to understand guide of all the different quality options and sliders in the quick menu?
Frame rate is easy to understand, but the others are total gibberish to me...
You are talking about the Performance tab of the Quick-Access menu? This video should cover the basics (it is timestamped):


If you have any questions, quote me and I will do my best to explain.m
 

FunnyJay

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What are you guys experience with the sleep mode?

I tested a game earlier today, played for like 10-15 minutes (nothing battery intensive) then turned off the game and put the deck into sleep mode.
I jacked in the charger and left the deck for maybe half an hour. When i came back, the charging light was off, so I unjacked the charger.

5 hours later I boot the Deck and the battery is now at 86%?

Either it didn't charge correctly or (what I think) quite a bit of battery was drawn from just sleeping in the Steam menu.
 

LEANIJA

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What are you guys experience with the sleep mode?

I tested a game earlier today, played for like 10-15 minutes (nothing battery intensive) then turned off the game and put the deck into sleep mode.
I jacked in the charger and left the deck for maybe half an hour. When i came back, the charging light was off, so I unjacked the charger.

5 hours later I boot the Deck and the battery is now at 86%?

Either it didn't charge correctly or (what I think) quite a bit of battery was drawn from just sleeping in the Steam menu.
it does drain in sleep mode. i have my Deck in sleep mode all the time and it drains ... i should probably turn it off properly more often ;)
i think it also drains when at full power/plugged in, for battery longevity reasons
 

MomoVideo

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I didn't test how much battery drains in sleep mode, but I can get several days of sleep time when fully charged. Not great, but not terrible either.
 
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Alextended

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Guy @ work got one and it's a pretty sweet little thing, nice and speedy and beautiful and premium feeling in pretty much every way, from the screen to the back buttons, and it's so light too. For the price you'd only get some shitty celeron laptop. I want that interface in Steam Big Picture already.
 

moemoneyb1

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Here in the US the Steam Deck 64 GB was available for purchase directly but after a little while it went back to reservation.
 
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Ge0force

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Is anyone else getting huge shader cache updates? My Deck downloaded 6.9GB on shader cache for DMC 5 for example. That's a lot of shaders 😟
 

Li Kao

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I don’t even love the Deck as much as I thought… and bought the Dock ASAP.
And good thing the whole process of selling it bores me because now that they have better availability I‘m of half a ming of buying the high end sku.
What would it be if I loved the Deck 🤣
 
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Cacher

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I don’t even love the Deck as much as I thought… and bought the Dock ASAP.
And good thing the whole process of selling it bores me because now that they have better availability I‘m of half a ming of buying the high end sku.
What would it be if I loved the Deck 🤣
I love the deck but didn't get the dock. Docking it means nothing to me lol. Just play on my main rig instead if I need to. :face-with-stuck-out-tongue-and-winking-eye: