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I think people are overestimating the next consoles. I think the next-gen consoles will focus on CPU+GPU in one to reduce costs and heat. If you look at Nvidia's Tegra and AMD's Fusion, those things are already faster than consoles. I think the next-gen of both of those will be what's in the new consoles.

As for the new Wii, all I can say is "meh" in terms of hardware. It can't possibly be that great since it's not hard to make something 50% more powerful than those old 2005/2006 consoles.
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Originally Posted by CULLEN View Post
Soon we are going to see ..

"PS4/XBOX720, 100% more powerful than Wii U"
Agree.
Anyway, XBOX360 and PS3 dont have blasting specs, yet they are high quality made and have optimized design.
Anyone who has both overkill PC and console will understand that.

Personally, i dont pee on Wii side, i hate Wii 1 and i dont expect much more from Wii U.
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It better be cuz if not then Nintendo would really suck
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post #74 of 129
this is gonna sell so much which is sad
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Agree.
Anyway, XBOX360 and PS3 dont have blasting specs, yet they are high quality made and have optimized design.
Anyone who has both overkill PC and console will understand that.

Personally, i dont pee on Wii side, i hate Wii 1 and i dont expect much more from Wii U.
I assume the RROD was an added feature to benefit the longevity of the console?
post #76 of 129
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Not impressed. At all. N64, Gamecube, Wii. All 3 have been defunct hardware with very little to offer in decent games. Not to mention you have to swing your arms around like a monkey for every game on the Wii.

I'll wait for the PS4. I play several console games but it's hardly my main platform (for the last 3 years).
I wouldn't necessarily say defunct. In regards to the N64, it could process more polygons and render a much cleaner 3D image than the PS or Sega Saturn could. The thing that really held back the N64 was its game storage medium, namely the dreaded cart system. And even then, the only thing that held back the cart system was the price of RAM. Load times were incredible compared to those of CD's on the PS and Saturn.
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Just because it has an R700 chip doesn't mean it has a 4870 people. Probably has something closer performance wise to a 4750 or a 4770, which would still demolish the Xbox 360 and PS3. But really all Nintendo has to do to overcome the other consoles is add 1GB of ram to the system.
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Thats not saying much...
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post #79 of 129
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Still much more powerful.


Well, it's good to see Nintendo saying 'You fools, did you really think we didn't know how to do highend hardware?'
High end? A 4870 is already meh... at best.
    
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I assume the RROD was an added feature to benefit the longevity of the console?
Lead-Free solder has plague not only the Xbox 360 but multiple products.
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