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So my motherboard got fried about five weeks ago, but I have another one coming in on Thursday. That means I've been without my PC for about five or six weeks. Anyway, I have an Xbox 360, so I thought I'd set it up since I was dieing to play a game. wink.gif. So I hook it up and I play Test Drive Unlimited 1, and Halo Reach.

The first thing that immediately jumped out at me was the lack of AA. Oh wait, theres no AA at all! I then noticed the horrible quality of the textures. Bad textures + no AA = a very bad looking game for me. It's like theres no realism in it! It doesn't "pull you in the the game" so to speak. It's just like a simple game of "shoot the other team" or something. Thats it. In Test Drive (which is a freestyle racing game), it was the same thing. No AA, and bad textures. Another bad thing in both games was the way shadows didn't match the time of day it was. There might be the shadow af a building coming toward you, but it was 12:00pm!

So yeah, now I know why PC gaming is so much better than consoles. I feel sad for those console fanboys that don't know what it's like biggrin.gif
    
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Welcome!

I try to convince my friends who are all console fanboys to buy a PC but they wont listen and just complain that they are poor. Oh well their loss
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post #3 of 59
I just sold all of my consoles (360, PS3, Wii and 3DS) to fund a new build, so I'll be PC only from here on out.

I just got sick of physical media, paying for online, lack of meaningful sales etc.
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now u see the difference wink.gif
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post #5 of 59
Same with my co worker. I converted him. He was all about Halo: Reach and a bunch of other xbox 360 games. He had a OEM PC with a I3 540, 4gb ddr3 and a OEM mobo. We found a deal on a 5830 on sale for $99. Scooped that up with a 500w PSU and now he's hooked on PC gaming. Metro 2033, Crysis 1+2, Fable III, AC:B. It's funny how just a couple weeks ago he was all on console, now his wife plays the xbox and he's all about PC.
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post #6 of 59
i still have my xbox, and PS3 for tasks, such as folding and playing ps1/ single format titles.

also, they look nice :3 and the PS3 is a mighty good media server tongue.gif
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post #7 of 59
Ill tell you 1 thing that will never change, distance.

Play any game that has lower textures and no aa on an xbox 360 while sitting 2 meters away, you will not see any difference.
Us pc gamers tend to sit close to our monitor, so our eyes catches things console gamers dont.
If a game has way lower image quality than a pc,i.e. metro, yea u will spot the diff miles away. Also they are used to low fps, i showed my friend BFBC2 and he told me "its too fast".
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post #8 of 59
nonsense. xbox 360 equiv 7800gtx whoops your 480
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post #9 of 59
Try GTAIV on the 360 after only playing on PC. And this game was made on the console first! My girlfriends brother just got it for the 360 and was playing and Im looking at it like its a pile of crap.
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Try GTAIV on the 360 after only playing on PC. And this game was made on the console first! My girlfriends brother just got it for the 360 and was playing and Im looking at it like its a pile of crap.

that games framrate on xbox is like 20 average, lol
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