A leak of a similar nature, just two days after a significant leak put the price of Asus Steam Deck competitor as $699.99 for a Z1 Extreme processor and 512GB storage. The entry-level model with a Z1 vanilla processor and a 256GB HDD is expected to cost $599.99.
As before, SnoopyTech spotted the leak first — and we corroborated this with Roland Quent who showed me data to see it.
Valve also sells a $399 Steam Deck that comes with 64GB of eMMC storage, which enthusiasts often open to replace the SSD. Valve sells a Steam Deck for $399 that includes 64GB of eMMC memory, which is often opened by enthusiasts to replace the SSD.
Best Buy was the original source of the ROG Ally leak, and now it seems that they are also responsible for this new one. It’s likely that this will be the ROG Ally’s least expensive configuration, although it’s possible Asus may follow Valve and release an eMMC version.
This story will tell you what the performance difference is likely to be between an AMD Z1 and Z1 extreme, based on AMDs selected results. Here is the ROG Ally Preview. Some manufacturers will also sell handhelds that use a similar chip, the Ryzen 7840U. AMD warns this chip is not optimized for handheld usage.