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2 years ago#1
http://www.gamespot.com//news/microsoft-reveals-surface-2-tablet-line-6414848?

Looks like the surface 2 is coming.

With a Tegra 4 for the RT version.

I wonder, how does the Tegra 4 compare graphic performance wise, to the (I assume haswell) processor in the pro?
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2 years ago#2
Doesn't matter because there's no reasonable way to write games for it.
Microsoft is still promoting XNA to write games, a stack they announced are deprecating and no longer supporting next year.

And that's just the tip of the iceberg.
The available APIs are a complete joke. I can't believe anyone is writing for WP8/RT at all.

The only way to get enough power to write a decent app is if you're Microsoft or you are the OEM (former Nokia, HTC, Samsung). Otherwise you're basically restricted to the power of... a web site. You can't access core system API. You can write into your sandbox, that's it. Microsoft runs the playground and keeps all the fields, courts, and hopskotches to itself.
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2 years ago#3
Microsoft doesn't support or promote writing games on Windows RT with XNA.
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2 years ago#4
They like losing money apparently.
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