For those who’ve obtained your eyes on the Steam Deck, you may be completely satisfied to listen to that iFixit will quickly promote a majority of alternative components for the repair-friendly console.
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Late final week, iFixit revealed a large checklist of the restore components that it’s going to supply for the Steam Deck. The corporate revealed the checklist prematurely, however, the folks over at The Verge have been in a position to get a look at the checklist earlier than iFixit corrected the error.
The checklist of obtainable alternative components is fairly complete. iFixit will supply nearly every part, from alternative triggers to new thumbsticks and extra. The corporate will even supply all the Steam Deck motherboard, although it’ll price you a harsh $350.
What’s even cooler is the truth that some customers might even be capable to improve their Steam Deck by utilizing iFixit’s alternative components.
The anti-glare display that solely comes on the 512GB model of the Steam Deck shall be out there for $95. This means you might add that improvement to the cheaper variations of the Steam Deck if you’d like.
You’ll be able to’t fairly construct a full Steam Deck with alternative components from iFixit
What’s lacking within the checklist of components up to now is the battery and SSD. There additionally aren’t any touchpads, buttons, or d-pads out there, although it’s doable they might be added sooner or later.
An iFixit spokesperson informed The Verge that the corporate doesn’t have an answer for Steam Deck alternative batteries. However they be sure that it’s a excessive precedence for the corporate.
Changing batteries shall be a significant step towards prolonging the lifetime of a Steam Deck. And that’s one thing that iFixit is effectively conscious of.
You’ll be able to try the full checklist of components that shall be out there on iFixit right here. The listings went stay early and now the corporate has marked the merchandise out of inventory.
However you may nonetheless try the components that shall be out there ultimately. It’s unclear precisely when the components will formally develop into out there, however you may observe the iFixit Twitter web page for updates.