The Steam Deck will never replace a real PC

While a creative idea, it’s safe to say that the Valve-made Steam Deck will never be anyone’s favourite console, at least in my humble opinion.

With the release of the long-awaited Steam Deck and the ability to pre–order the console coming very soon, it seems that people are a little torn on what to think.

The console is for all intents and purposes a PC, with the ability to play PC games with impressive speed and, depending on the version you buy, a fair amount of storage.

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