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Just thought of this. 50% + 48 stream processors(Xbox's Xenos GPU) = ~80 stream processors roughly equal to 6x00 inside of Bobcat.

What happens when Microsoft releases Xbox 720 with 3072 stream core beast @ 28nm.

It'll be more or less the same because it fits inside the Xbox's launch TDP of 200w.

150w 3072sp GPU + 50w quad-core OoO Bulldozer APU for backwards compatibility = win!
The thing is that I seriously doubt MS will launch a 3072sp "beast", shader power is one of the last things devs have to worry about even with this generation, a 240 shader GTX 285 level GPU would be fine, it's just the complete lack of vram, as long as it has 1-2GB vram and a lot of bandwidth to said vram, it'll look great and be fine.

Plus the article says "custom-designed AMD Radeon HD graphics cards", who's to say it won't be a RV790 on 32nm, but with double the shaders (HD5xx0 was a slightly altered architecture, remember?) although this is all speculation (Even the RV770 thing is, and this is too) and we'll have to wait and see.

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Your post was clearly designed to highlight the "inferiority complexes" that you claim plagues console gamers but the only imbalance I see here is with you.

Just look at your wording... "Console People"... "Console games are good...when I'm sick for instance."

Sorry but your post only reinforces the elitism espoused by many delusional PC gamers who think they are more relevant than console gamers because they spend more on their hardware to get largely the same experience.

I'm also curious to know what "console people" you refer to considering this is a "PC centric" forum as uttered by the other PC apologist on this board.

The money that PC gamers spend doesn't warrant the cocksure attitudes that they exude considering their platform is far more power hungry and more inefficient than consoles are.

You guys have GPUs with 20-30x the shader throughput yet you're only playing your games at 3-4x the quality but somehow consoles are the inferior boxes.

As someone who barely games or upgrades his PC (Eg. See how I'm running a nearly 2 generation old GPU? Same gen as whats apparently in the Wii U) I can say he's right...Generally (Notice that word, it means not always) PC games have more depth in them than console games, there's some exceptions, sure, but in terms of exclusives, the PC games tend to completely destroy the console games for depth, features, etc.

Yeah, I game all the time on my girlfriends Wii, I sometimes play my 360 and I only ever use my PS3 for playing around with Linux stuff on the Cell and its awesome media capabilities. And before you say anything, I could build a PC around the level of mine cheaper than a 360, or a media PC cheaper than the PS3. (Which I just got for free with a Sony TV)

Out of the current gen consoles, the Wii is the best simply because it doesn't just provide the same games you get on PC but without the benefit of a mouse and keyboard, or the benefit of actual 1080p graphics...It's unique and that's what actually makes it fun and worth it over the other consoles.
    
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Wii U 50% more powerful than PS3/360, the PC 250% more powerful than the Wii U (and more)
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Your post was clearly designed to highlight the "inferiority complexes" that you claim plagues console gamers but the only imbalance I see here is with you.

Just look at your wording... "Console People"... "Console games are good...when I'm sick for instance."

Sorry but your post only reinforces the elitism espoused by many delusional PC gamers who think they are more relevant than console gamers because they spend more on their hardware to get largely the same experience.

I'm also curious to know what "console people" you refer to considering this is a "PC centric" forum as uttered by the other PC apologist on this board.
Console people? What I mean there is fanboys on the other end of the spectrum. Believe me, a few of my friends honestly believe the PS3 is the most powerful gaming machine on the face of the earth.

I see consoles as just another platform. Some PCs are superior on the spec sheet, but I do agree that consoles are more relevant and convenient to most people. I'm not gonna lie, I like my PC a lot. However I don't kick people who game on consoles. I'm a geek who likes to tweak settings and monkey around with graphical toggles and such. Some people just wanna pop in a DVD and play. Consoles can also be more of a social experience(I'm looking at you Wii) which can be fun. I'm just saying the PC is is my gaming platform of choice.

As for the Wii U, I'd be onboard for a Wii with Xbox 360 or better type graphics if good games are made. Seeing Zelda in full HD would rock.

So in a nutshell...
Whatever your using, game on.
Edited by Megaman_90 - 6/18/11 at 4:40am
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Nintendo sure seem proud.
I would also feel proud if I my GTX480 is faster than my 7800GTX... If I where stupid.

To bad the only thing that actually had graphics where the cinematic video from that Zelda game.
Pre-rendered video with cut in button indicator?..

Great Nintendo.
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Nintendo sure seem proud.
I would also feel proud if I my GTX480 is faster than my 7800GTX... If I where stupid.

To bad the only thing that actually had graphics where the cinematic video from that Zelda game.
Pre-rendered video with cut in button indicator?..

Great Nintendo.
this.^
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marketing, it means nothing.
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nintendo: "games will look at least as good as PS3/360 version"

so...NO
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What I love about Nintendo is that they make games more than visuals. It's why I can go back and play their games from the 90s (along with Sega) but can't touch anything from Sony (ignoring a select few titles.)

To me this console is something I'd actually think about buying though. Which would make it my second console ever, the N64 being the first.
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What I love about Nintendo is that they make games more than visuals. It's why I can go back and play their games from the 90s (along with Sega) but can't touch anything from Sony (ignoring a select few titles.)

To me this console is something I'd actually think about buying though. Which would make it my second console ever, the N64 being the first.
Nostalgia.
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