We talk to Razer about The Edge

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At Gamescom this year, we got to chat to Razer about the Edge Pro,  a ludicrously powerful handheld gaming device that’s part tablet, part PC and part console. The thing manages to cram a dual-core Intel i7 CPU, a 2GB Nvidia GT 640M and 8 gigs of ram in to something not very much bigger than two iPads duct-taped together.

Of course, all that technology in such a small space comes with a pretty hefty price tag. We have no local pricing just yet, but it’ll set you back $1300 in the US, which, admittedly, is a lot of money for a handheld gaming tablet. According to Razer, here’s why you’d want one.

What do you think? viable replacement for consoles or a rich-kid’s toy?

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Geoffrey Tim

I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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