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Jagst3r15
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Surface Pro 3
      #48606 - 09/23/15 12:24 AM

Hi everyone!

I am looking to buy the Surface Pro 3, but should I wait for the Surface Pro 4? I want to use it for multimedia consumption and also to play my favorite game of all time, age of mythology extended edition. The specs of this game are:

Minimum System Requirements
Windows Vista, 7, 8.1+
1.6Ghz CPU
1 GB RAM
Direct X 10+ Capable GPU
DirectX Version 10
3 GB available hard drive space
Direct X Compatible Sound Card
GPU at least (Integrated HD 3000, 8600GT, etc)

I need portability, but the 12 inch should be decent and I have a full hd external monitor anyway. I am a student as well, so I can get a discount of $150 and an extra $150 off at the moment (they are running a promotion). I am concerned about a few things:

1) under decent load does it get really hot?
2) are the fans really load?
3) are the graphics at least decent?
4) should I wait for the surface pro 4?

Thanks!


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Re: Surface Pro 3 [Re: Jagst3r15]
      #48626 - 09/28/15 05:06 PM

I love Age of Mythology! The Surface Pro 3 fan is quite audible when playing games. The back will get pretty warm but not hot enough to burn you. It is more then powerful enough to play AoM. As for Surface Pro 4, Microsoft hasn't said if and when it will be out. The discounts currently available to you do make the Pro 3 an attractive option.

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