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lol I know, I was trying to be lenient since
She has a 5770 redface.gif:o

corrected.

mad.gif dont insult my 5770, if i had another one at this 1020/1450 clock in crossfire with it, youd think twice about that comment.

that and the fact, i stated in the OP iwas on a 560Ti that i had borrowed.
and the way its going, im about as flat broke as my hardwood floor atm, so no shiny new card and waterblock for me. too many bills to pay.
Edited by PCSarge - 10/18/11 at 7:49pm
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Just because PC has no limits.
I can stack more GPU Quadfires as for example or switch CPU and etc. Upgrades. So games get go beyond the setting if needed for some crazy computers.

Console you're stuck whatever it is.
 
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BF3 is what made me switch lol. as soon as i noticed pc had better graphics, fps and 64 players, I returned my xbox, sold all my games and built my sig rig.

Now every game I play that I had on the xbox, I see the HUGE difference in the graphics. I can never ever go back to console
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converting ps3 users are generally more accepting cuz they got the ps3 for the better graphics and power in the first place. die hard hal0 1337s... on the other hand... lmao

well i also converted but from a wii lmao so it was pretty awsome seeing crysis mods for the first time looking photo realisic
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Graphics has never been a reason for me to play PC to be honest. It just so happens that fps's have the best atmosphere on PC. However, I'd turn on my old xbox just to play Black. Now that was a jewel of a game. Sad that it was never continued, nor ported to PC.

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Console is still better.

Bhahah, jk. The current generation of consoles are trash and the best ones were the Dreamcast, Xbox and PS2 era. Which by the way can all be emulated at 6x upscaling on PC with 60 FPS, 1080p+ and default controller.

And to me it is not that much about how realistic a game looks. I just want a game to look CLEAN with default resolution and no jagged edges, unlike what the stupid PS3 and Xbox have.
Edited by NateN34 - 10/18/11 at 8:12pm
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As matter or fact PS3 and XBox spec are old. But back in the day they were superior.
Right now, I do not really see any news about new consoles and also due PC technology is going incredible fast and almost too fast that consoles are not worth doing.

They are now focus on iOS games, indies games which target young to old audiences with limited time.

Big games like BF3 still come around the corners.
 
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People who prefer Console over PC either are:

1) Not well informed.
False. Otherwise I wouldn't be using this website or xbox.com. Wouldn't own some of the best games on both platforms. Wouldn't have modified either my Xbox 360 console or my PC.

2) Too lazy to learn computer basics. False, I not long ago did a three week course in IT (of which I breezed through I just wanted the certificate). As a matter of fact the very first computer course I ever did was the one where I learnt how to build them and install an operating system back in 2002.

3) Can't afford a decent PC. False. My sigrig cost me a fair penny. A lot of people pour a lot of cash into their home entertainment systems aswell.

4) Prefer more simple controls (in other words, bad at gaming). Try playing FIFA with Tactical Defending & Manual settings on, or nailing a hardcore combo in Street Fighter IV. Or playing a first person shooter with a control pad (because they're supposed to be inferior right?). PC controls are probably simpler to use than a consoles. You just have more buttons at your disposal if you choose to use them. Nothing hard about them.

Controls have nothing to do with being good or bad at gaming, it's a preference, not an indicator of someones skill level.

Well, Xbox Live in my eyes is stupidity, pay for something you already paying for twice? You pay for internet? Why pay for Xbox Live? And PC has that, its called teamspeak, vent, skype, and online in most games multiplayer too

Xbox Live is a service, which is what you pay for. No different to paying for a MMO subscription really (except being a hell of alot cheaper, it's like £30 a year). What does it do over anything the PC offers? It brings everything together at the touch of a button (or two), no messing around installing voice chat programs, configuring your mics, etc (which I have had no end of problems with on Vent playing Guild Wars). It makes the process of getting into a game and socialising much easier than on PC because it's a uniform standard. No entering Vent information etc. Just invite whoever into your party, launch your game as a party, all on the same voice channel, without any unnesseccary bull****.

If all your friends have consoles and no gaming PC, you have the wrong friends. That is probably one of the most absurd statements ever. If the importance of friendship to you is one based on what system someone has then you sir are the one with the wrong friends. Or more to the point, they are the ones with the wrong friend.

lol @ consoles. have fun aiming with your joystick on an FPS.

You're acting like it's something that's hard to do. As someone who's used a control pad on both PC and Consoles for years I find it pretty damned easy actually.

Why do you personally prefer console over PC? The games (Halo, Dark Souls Gears of War, Forza, Street Fighter IV, Perfect Dark), playing with my friends locally with ease, the simplified online structure, and not having to mess around with drivers (which isn't hard I just can't be bothered with it when I just want to play the damned game) or release issues PC games have on a regular basis (I actually still cannot play The Witcher 2). Some communities are better on Console too (Rainbow 6 Vegas, Splinter Cell and GRAW, being good examples, because no one likes Ubisoft DRM on PC, lol). Speaking of which, no DRM (Online passes don't stop you from trading a game in or using it elsewhere)! It also fits into my AV stand with no trouble at all (I would need an extended HDMI cable and a stand for the PC alone, nevermind having to move stuff around etc, just to accomodate a PC? Nah.). It's as simple as that.
Edited by Lifeshield - 10/20/11 at 12:31am
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I prefer PC over console simply because I do more than just game on my PC. I save, store, and edit my videos and pictures. I use it to surf the net, buy and sell stuff, look at….. I work on various projects and design stuff in cad etc. It’s much more than a piece on entertainment to me, although that is a big part of why I have the hardware I have.

I have a friend that decided to convert from console to PC. He uses his PC for gamming and youtube, that’s all. He didn’t even know what a forum was until I found one dedicated to FL350’s. He often complains about having to upgrade 1 piece of his system once a year. If he ever gets a virus his system is down until I fix it for him. Some people just want to plug and play.

I guess my point it if you are simply looking at a dedicated gaming platform a PC isn’t the best option in most people’s eyes. It’s expensive, complicated, and not for everyone. You can’t split screen and play with 4 other people on the same system. Sure you can have AMAZING graphics on a PC, but at what price? Some can afford it some cant. In today’s game market if a game comes out on PC it’s usually going to be available on console as well, that is where the big money is at so that's where industry is heading.


Just my $0.02
Edited by Max78 - 10/19/11 at 10:45am
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