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My ps3 will play mkv files... Just use the ps3 media server to play those with.
Don't you need a multicore PC for that to begin with?
    
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i cant think of that much stuff i'd want my xbox to do. Its not even able to do half the stuff my ps3 can.
    
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Don't you need a multicore PC for that to begin with?
Yes, but I store all my media on that machine anyways. So what is your point?
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Yes, but I store all my media on that machine anyways. So what is your point?
My point is a PS3 isn't gonna replace HTPCs any time soon. So get off the "my PS3 can do this that a 360 can't" bandwagon, since I'm pretty sure almost everyone here has a far more capable PC for this.
    
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My point is a PS3 isn't gonna replace HTPCs any time soon. So get off the "my PS3 can do this that a 360 can't" bandwagon.
You must be confused, as I simply stated that my ps3 can play mkv files, I could careless if xbox does or not.

And who said anything about HTPC's, of course a ps3 won't replace them, but I will say that my htpc was replaced with my ps3 though.
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post #26 of 46
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You must be confused, as I simply stated that my ps3 can play mkv files, I could careless if xbox does or not.

And who said anything about HTPC's, of course a ps3 won't replace them, but I will say that my htpc was replaced with my ps3 though.
That wasn't necessarily directed at you, just in general.

I'm still flabbergasted at how many people use their 360s for "non-game activity", that's the only use I see for it.
    
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Now I know that Microsoft tracks its users.
     
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I guess the wii 2's already out then.

Well, I suppose not. But PS3 has Xbox beat 10 ways to one as a multimedia machine.
The 360 can connect to a media center and if your pc has codecs for the filetypes you can play mkv and other formats on the 360 the ps3 cant do that. The only real thing the ps3 has on 360 is bluray and you could get a 360 and standalone bluray for the price of a ps3 probly alot cheaper. And no transcoding needed just plays them thats what my 360 is used for now days i dont game very much on it just watch movies on it from my network.
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post #29 of 46
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That wasn't necessarily directed at you, just in general.

I'm still flabbergasted at how many people use their 360s for "non-game activity", that's the only use I see for it.
Just because it is the only use you see for it, does not mean to say that everyone else is wrong. I'm not saying that you're suggesting this, but your typing does sway that way.

For me it is simple, my PC is irreplaceable for media especially now that I have a blu-ray drive. However since I have this, I have put the PS3 at my girlfriends house and I can take my movies over there and still watch them.

Why would that flabbergast you?
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