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(11-19-2012, 02:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by 1-D_FTW

I have a serious question for buyers: Looking at that Andtech benchmark, would you guys have gladly sacrificed backwards compatibility for a better CPU (and less bottlenecks)? Can't help but think they wouldn't have been better off going with even an ARM based CPU if power efficiency was their top concern. Do you feel this was a valid tradeoff?

I think for most of the "casual gamers" the trade off was needed because a big selling point is "it plays your old games".

As a buyer, not so much.