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Steam Deck OLED Teardown Reveals a Complete Overhaul

All gamers and enthusiasts welcomed Steam Deck’s announcement of the OLED version. During the press launch, Greg Coomer, the product designer at Valve, said most of the changes in the Steam Deck OLED were implemented based on user feedback. This shouldn’t be surprising as Steam largely influences PC gamers, whose overwhelmingly large segment are hardware enthusiasts at the least and modders or professional repair technicians at best. Any good hardware company should listen to different types of users with different technical levels. This applies more to Valve as the first Steam Deck is its first portable device.

Hence, one will be curious about what’s done with the Steam Deck OLED apart from the display and battery changes with better-integrated storage options. This doesn’t always apply to specs on paper, as one can see below:

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Header Cell – Column 0 Steam Deck OLED Steam Deck LCD
APU AMD Sephiroth AMD Aerith
Node 6 nm 7nm
CPU Architechture Zen 2 Zen 2
CPU Core Count 4C/8T 4C/8T
CPU Frequency 2.4 GHz – 3.5 GHz, 448 GFLOPS FPS32 2.4 – 3.5 GHz, 448 GFLOPS FP32
Compute Units 8 8
GPU Frequency 1.0 – 1.6 GHz, 1.6T FLOPS FP32 1.0 – 1.6 GHz, 1.6 TFLOPS FP32
APU Power 4-15W 4-15W
Memory 16GB LPDDR5 6400 MT/s 2x 32-Bit 16GB LPDDR5 5500 MT/s 2x 32-Bit
Storage 512 NVMe SSD/ 1TB SSD, MicroSD Slot 64GB eMMC/ 256GB NVMe SSD/ 512GB NVMe SSD, MicroSD Slot
Battery 50 WHr Battery 40 WHr Battery

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