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so im playing RAGE last night (borrowed a friend's 560Ti so i could fold on my 5770 like im supposed to), anyways im sitting playing through it on max settings (20" LED 1200x900) and my brother is staying with me for a few days while he paints his apartment.

he walks in and sees me playing and goes

"woah why doesnt xbox look like that?"

my very simple reply was "because it cant and never will do what a pc does, pcs have more power to make games look good"

so i switched over to crysis to show him the real power of a pc, he now wants me to build him one.
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Yes! Another convert!!! OCN... Converting the world one console gamer at a time!!!
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Oh my.
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post #4 of 79
Show him BF3.
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The only thing with these scenarios is once they realize the time and money investment involved they might get scared off. I've seen it many times... Thre want the rig but don't see the involvement behind it all.
Edited by hednik - 10/18/11 at 8:32am
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post #6 of 79
Your my hero!
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And that will last until you present him with the bill for building his gaming PC.

Or he installs a game that doesn't play ball and has to spend two hours googling a solution.

Or the PC launch of a title is, as always, problematic and he can't play the game properly straight away while all his XBox buddies have already completed it.

Being a PC gamer is great and all, but it isn't without its unique challenges!
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PC : Console

"Why can't weee be friieends, why can't weee be friends?..."
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Nice! I'm trying to convert some people myself. No luck yet... hahah
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post #10 of 79
For sure, lol I was amazed when I saw the intro scene to Civilization 5. Thats what turned me over to the wonderful world of PC
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