Rumour: Nintendo Switch dev kit specs leaked

Nintendo Switch

Let the rumours begin. Now that Nintendo have officially revealed their next generation system, rumours are surfacing around just about everything regarding the console. Everything from it being region free to it possibly impressive developer kit specs.

If the rumours are anything to go by the system will be comprised of four ARM Cortex-A57 cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB Storage as well as Multi-Touch. Here is a full breakdown of the supposed hardware specs:

  • Four ARM Cortex-A57 cores, max 2GHz
  • NVidia second-generation Maxwell architecture
  • 256 CUDA cores, max 1 GHz, 1024 FLOPS/cycle
  • 4GB RAM (25.6 GB/s, VRAM shared)
  • 32 GB storage (Max transfer 400 MB/s)
  • USB 2.0 & 3.0
  • 1280 x 720 6.2″ IPS LCD
  • 1080p at 60 fps or 4k at 30 fps max video output
  • Capcitance method, 10-point multi-touch

If these rumours are to believed then the new systems hardware will be capable of great things. Some concerns however are points of battery life and overheating and that tiny 32GB HDD (it is a HDD for ants?). What are the chances of Nintendo releasing a controller with only a 3-hour battery life though? Would never happen. Wii U


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