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I wish they took the cost of these new odd controllers, and put that into the Wii system hardware (graphics, processor, RAM, whatever); maybe I'm wrong... but I just don't see a built-in touchscreen and all that being necessary.

Anyways, this speculation is pretty bad. "Up to 50% more powerful". It could be more, it could be less -- because the product isn't out yet and we really don't know. However, when someone says "up to 50% more powerful", that usually doesn't mean it's a solid 50% better... could be averaging 20-30% better. Who knows?

This is the Wii, remember that as well. How many console-to-PC problems have we had with the Wii? Most ports and detriments to PC games in general have been from the XBox and PS3. I figure it will continue to be that way.
    
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post #102 of 129
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Originally Posted by PaulWog View Post
I wish they took the cost of these new odd controllers, and put that into the Wii system hardware (graphics, processor, RAM, whatever); maybe I'm wrong... but I just don't see a built-in touchscreen and all that being necessary.

Anyways, this speculation is pretty bad. "Up to 50% more powerful". It could be more, it could be less -- because the product isn't out yet and we really don't know. However, when someone says "up to 50% more powerful", that usually doesn't mean it's a solid 50% better... could be averaging 20-30% better. Who knows?

This is the Wii, remember that as well. How many console-to-PC problems have we had with the Wii? Most ports and detriments to PC games in general have been from the XBox and PS3. I figure it will continue to be that way.
Most people wrote off the Wii-mote before its launch and yet the Wii became an international phenomenon. Give Nintendo credit, they broke from the pack with the Wii and it worked for them. They could certainly do it again....
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A 4870 is much more powerful than a 7800GS in the PS3.
AND? If your referring to rumors of the wii U having an r700 inside:
1) They probably mean r700 ARCHITECTURE, I.E. dx10.1, limited tessellation, ETC

2) R700=4870x2, 4870=rv770.

For all we know, it could have a modified 4670 in it(which would still be loads faster then a 7800gs/gtx)
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Wii U is 300% more powerful than PS3/X360.
Hehe Track, you always were a statistics guy
So Wii U is going to be 300% more powerful, but thats is Nintendo!! i dont expect them to use the Wii U power for magnificent graphics, it will be same Wii Sports crap with more eyecandy, instead of using the CPU and the GPU for more advanced tasks.
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Hehe Track, you always were a statistics guy
So Wii U is going to be 300% more powerful, but thats is Nintendo!! i dont expect them to use the Wii U power for magnificent graphics, it will be same Wii Sports crap with more eyecandy, instead of using the CPU and the GPU for more advanced tasks.
Coming from you, Colt, I'll take that as a compliment.

I think you're right. How much more realistic do they really want Mario to look? Not much, I'll tell you that!

But maybe now developers will think of the PC and Wii U as the "high-end" platforms and the PS3 and X360 as the "low-end."

That will mean more attention to high end, for us PC gamers.

P.S. Your country is in the Middle East... ew!
Edited by Track - 6/15/11 at 1:29am
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If it has a similar chip to a 4890 surely it must be more than 50% more powerful than the PS3(practically a 7600GT).
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If it has a similar chip to a 4890 surely it must be more than 50% more powerful than the PS3(practically a 7600GT).
No, the 7600 GT was half the power of the PS3.
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Nintendo can suck my balls this next go around. They should've forked out some cash to get the third-party ball rolling. Or get a LOT of 3rd party guys for cheap to pump out a bunch of games resulting in some good ones (like the PS2 did so well).

Instead, they would rather rake in the profit from hardware sales, accessory sales, and their 3 or 4 intellectual properties and not release any amount of games at all. Zelda, Mario, and playing all my OLD NES, SNES, N64 games (once I paid for them again)?

No thank you, what a ripoff that was.
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Nintendo can suck my balls this next go around. They should've forked out some cash to get the third-party ball rolling. Or get a LOT of 3rd party guys for cheap to pump out a bunch of games resulting in some good ones (like the PS2 did so well).

Instead, they would rather rake in the profit from hardware sales, accessory sales, and their 3 or 4 intellectual properties and not release any amount of games at all. Zelda, Mario, and playing all my OLD NES, SNES, N64 games (once I paid for them again)?

No thank you, what a ripoff that was.
If you continue to spew hatred towards Nintendo..

It might finally get through to someone.
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4870 = 2* 2900 = 2* x1900GT


I would hope that the Wii U has around 300% more processing power than the 360...
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