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That's why I got 12GB of system memory (big over kill there...4GB of it is just sitting in there because I had nothing else to do with it right now, but I want to hang onto it)

I don't think much DX or OpenGL stuff gets into the VRam though. I think that is mostly all pixel related. Though I am sure that a console that is dedicated to playing a game will be more efficient.

If MS wan't to make some money they would release a copy of Windows 8 that had nothing on it, but the stuff required to play games. I'd buy it in a heartbeat. Put PC hardware a little closer to consoles in terms of efficiency...imagine how PCs would graphically destroy consoles then. Though I doubt Windows could even work like that since it all the components are so mixed up and rely on each other.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 6/7/11 at 12:47pm
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Looks like Sony will beat them to the punch:

http://ps3.ign.com/articles/117/1173628p1.html
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I want to buy a controller. It still uses bluetooth, right?
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I do not like the controller at all. MAJOR RETHINK NEEDED!
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by velocd View Post
I think it's awesome. Even if it bombs, at least Nintendo has the balls to act as the scrapegoat for prototype technologies. I don't think it will fail though, it's the Wii combined with the dual-screen aspects of the DS.



P.S. anyone else thinks it looks a bit like a first gen 360 core with a different disc drive?
Edited by Am* - 6/7/11 at 1:00pm
    
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nintendo could have slapped some close look alikes of xbox360 and ps3 controller but they didn't...that's the reason i liked it and it shows how nintendo works hard to try something different from others....and sure it will be a biiiig hit topped with good looking graphics but they didn't showed the console that much all they were busy with the controller...


and also all major 3rd party game developer's hand is on nintendo's head so it can't loose this time* until xbox720 or ps4 arrives which gives it a healthy 3-4 years
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I want one.
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***. It looks soo gimmicky...
    
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So this is the GPU they're using?

http://www.gpureview.com/ati-rv770-chip-151.html

Wow, that's a huge leap forward from what's running in Xbox/PS3.
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very nice. interested in the actual hardware specs of that tiny box.
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