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Looking for a windows 10 gaming tablet that has great battery life,1080p screen rez, and is fast. It really doesn't need to be that beefy gaming wise as I only plan to play games like hollow knight on it, side scrollers. I keep coming across this https://www.bestbuy.com/site/micros...ktv3O2mg5wDhOO2UybBoCrXwQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
Also looking at the surface go 2 as its10.5 inch which seems to be an easier size to deal with as I don't want anything bulky as I'll be using this tablet for work and will need to store it in my back pack with all my other work stuff. Also found the

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6” Windows 2-in-1 PC (Wi-Fi) Silver, 4GB RAM/64GB storage, SM-W620NZKBXAR but I kind of want 8gig memory.. also read about acer tablets with nvidiagpus?​

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01ELIFZQ...trd-us-3175279940521938000-20&geniuslink=true
Not sure if there is anything better at that price?
 
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Well I was thinking 12 is a bit too bulky as I will need to carry this with all my other work stuff. I think the 10 inch go 2 might be just right. But getting the version that is 8gigram and 128ssd?
https://www.bestbuy.com/site/micros...-device-only-platinum/6408475.p?skuId=6408475
It is using the Intel HD Graphics 615 not sure how well this is for 2d side scrollers like hollow knight. Then again not sure how much better the SP7 is at 699 Vs go2 at 549? 150 dollars is not much considering its got a better cause and gpu https://www.bestbuy.com/site/micros..._kEXeFLCRm7LxX7_88hoCAyAQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
 

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HD 615 is overkill for 1920x1280 2d games. It can handle casual 3d and 2012--era AAA games at between 720p and 1080p. (with low to mediumn settings)

Just be aware that the 1.7Ghz Pentium Gold speed is often slower than a Goldmont Plus quad-core Atom. It's going to suck at things like web browsing.

https://www.anandtech.com/show/13864/the-microsoft-surface-go-lte-review-unmatched-mobility/3

If you can live with the intentionally-castrated CPU, the GPU is over twice as fast as an Atom.
 
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So what would be better could I just get a cheap 200 dollar tablet to pay 2d games like hollow knight? I don't want to spend more if it's not needed as I don't plan on playing and 3d games
 

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yeah, probably. In most games, Goldmont Plus hs around half the GPU performance of HD 615. Older parts than that can have even larger gap (so be careful when shopping around).
 
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I have a Surface Pro 4 and I love it. It's about the size of a hardback book without the depth.
Honestly I'd rather something smaller. I currently have a 7 inch nuvision but have alot of issues with but it was free anyways lol I guess 8 to 10 is big enough but I don't want to spend more if cheaper tablet can play games like hollow knight. What would be best in this case?
 

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Honestly I'd rather something smaller. I currently have a 7 inch nuvision but have alot of issues with but it was free anyways lol I guess 8 to 10 is big enough but I don't want to spend more if cheaper tablet can play games like hollow knight. What would be best in this case?


Modern Windows tablets are either cheap $200 or less), or start at over $400. There used to be in-between, but nobody bought them (so they died)

Now that Chinese makes have dropped the price down as low as it is, you can't really compete with those - so, it's a either over $400, or crap.

See here:

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-cheap-windows-10-tablets

It's going to be harder to build smaller than 8 inches, as Intel cpus don't go down low enough to compete with Android power levels.
 
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You could get a 2 in 1 Laptop that folds up into a tablet.
I don't want a laptop bc they are usually much bigger than 8 to 10 inch and I do not need a key board. I will be using this for work and will need to carry it with several other electronics so space is very limited.
 

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I'm currently using a NuVision 8-inch Full HD (1920 x 1200) IPS Touchscreen Tablet PC, Intel Atom Z3735F Quad-Core Processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB SSD eMMC. Honestly would like something this size or 10 inch at most. So wondering what would be upgraded enough to run 2d games like hollow knight, streets of rage etc well in 1080p??
 

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Just looked at minimum and recommended settings for several 2d games and they are actually pretty high... most ask for a minimum of 4g ram, Intel 4400gpu, 2ghz cpu... and recommend 8gb ram and a gtx550!
 
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