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post #51 of 134
They're both pretty good, just get the one that has the games you want to play the most.
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post #52 of 134
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Originally Posted by Mr.MidЯange View Post
Not a bad plan my friend. Have you tried getting as much as you can out of the 4650 and the 820 by overclocking? I normally buy midrange systems (well, my name (almost) says it all), or I will try to purcahse used products that are still either under warranty or just a good price. This is how I roll, and am able to save quite a bit of money building a nice rig

I'll give you my reason why I purcahsed Xbox360:

Lost Odysee, Infinite Undiscovery, Metro 2033 (computer couldn't play it at the time), Gears of War, Grand Theft Auto (i know, it is on PS3 as well, so either or works), good online capabilites.

There are of course other reasons, but I am at work atm, so I cannot think of all of them nor see my list of games
that 6970 is purty high-end, Mr. Midrange

the 360 is the most popular console right now. kinect is still the rage. so i recommend it. ps3 have nothing going on for it except for bluray
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post #53 of 134
If I were to purchase a tincan...uhmm...console I'd go for Xbox 360. It has the most interesting exclusives like Halo and Alan Wake and it's generally more powerul (not just me saying, Carmack said so at this year's Quakecon).
post #54 of 134
If I could only have one console I would go with PS3 in heart beat... Especially if you keep doing some casual PC gaming. The 360 has very little to offer that isn't 10x better on the PC and in case you haven't noticed Microsoft is focusing on Kinect.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think there has been one xbox exclusive released yet this year that got a metacritic score of 7 or higher.

If your a huge fan of Halo, Gears, and Forza maybe you should get an xbox but I think the PS3 has much more to offer. I would take MGS4 alone over any 2 360 exclusives.
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PS3! MUCH better exclusives. I own everything, but I like my PS3 the best and Wii. The 360 hasn't been turned on in months.
     
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post #56 of 134
PS3 is great. The upcoming exclusives and the ones already out are awesome
post #57 of 134
Depends.

If you play on your on on pub servers, PS3. Its newer has better features, cheaper to run etc (no live i mean).

If you have mates to play with in a party, XBOX every day of the week, hands down.
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post #58 of 134
I literally see NO REASON why you should go from PC to console. I have an Xbox. It collects dust. I'm just wondering why? But to each his own.

If it's new, I wouldn't worry too much about the model type.

Quote:
Originally Posted by KG363 View Post
I'd go with the Xbox 360 unless you need a blu-ray player. XBL is definitely better the PSN. Also the Xbox controller is far superior
Not even close. The sticks are garbage compared to the PS3's and the DPAD is a giant disc wit a plus glued onto it, rather then 4 independent buttons.
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Its like going from a BMW 7 Series to a Pinto. LOL YOu are CRAZY In The head man for doing this.....
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post #60 of 134
I would just *like* to know exactly why you are doing this? If it's money, you are losing more money selling your PC then you are "saving" by switching over to console games.

Also PC games are FAR cheaper.
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