New Asus Transformer 3 Pro and Transformer 3 Intel 7th Generation CPU

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  1. MacrosTheBlack007

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    I can run the others tonight. Downloading the Civ VI demo now :)
     
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    I wonder if part of it is old graphics drivers. The version currently installed is from back in November. I'll install the latest greatest and see if that makes a difference.
     
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    After updating the graphics drivers and turning off Windows Defender, I now show the following scores:

    Ice Storm Extreme 20,075 (double the Surface 3 score of 10,000)
    Ice Storm 28,597
    Sky Diver 2,067
    Geekbench Single-Core 3,407
    Geekbench Multi-Core 5,164

    These benchmarks were run on AC power on the high performance setting.
     
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    Those are looking a whole lot better! I hope you didn't mind me being so picky, and I am just uber picky with my tablet performance. I imagine you, as most people, like to know your device was designed well enough to utilize most of the CPU's potential inside of it. I really wish this device was on display somewhere. The Microsoft Store was gracious enough to allow me to benchmark the Surface Pro 4 when it first came out. I would love to see if there is anything else that can be done to raise those numbers any more. I am positive your Transformer 3's Core i5-7Y54 is technically capable of quite a bit more than the Core m3-6Y30 in my Surface Pro 4. Are you using the latest graphics drivers from Asus' website or these ones from Intel's site? If not, give these a whirl:
    https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26669/Graphics-Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-15-45-
     
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    I don't mind at all! :) I grabbed the latest drivers from Intel. Asus is way behind on keeping up with the Intel releases. I'm still wondering if I should do a fresh install of Windows 10. There's still some Asus programs installed that I'm not sure I need. They seriously installed a ton of crap.
     
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    I may end up returning the Transformer 3. Build quality is outstanding and the screen is amazing but I think having to drive that screen slows down the system as a whole. None of the other resolutions look all that great. Cost-wise performance is on par with much cheaper options like the Cube Mix Plus or grabbing a refurb Dell Latitude 11 5000 series off ebay.
     
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    Now that's a shame. And maybe it's the reason why they never offered it for sale in the US. :(
     
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    Probably true :( they were also supposed to release different color keyboard options as standalone purchases and never released those either.
     
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    Does anyone here still have the T303UA? How has it aged over the months? Has any of the issues resolved themselves with drivers and updates?
     
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    After a half year of use, I regret of choosing this machine rather than the MS Surface.
    Problem: 1. the system often cannot detect the attached keyboard. I don't know if this is hardware problem or not.
    2. the left speaker often has no sound. In these cases, I need to reset the machine to recover it.

    Is there anybody have similar problems? How do u solve them?
     
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