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Originally Posted by nifatech2120 View Post

6670 is honestly quite respectable for a console.

The console still has 22 months (approx) until its release though, and then it has to last for another 6-8 years before the next console release.
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post #202 of 546
direct to metal definitely has major advantages over API driven graphics that we see on PC's. But i recon this card has the same horsepower as a 8800 GTS. That just doesn't seem enough I'd recon. Microsoft wants their xbox to be cheap & affordable as opposed to 500usd that's why they're going for a lower end card. That makes economic sense, but console gamers will remain plebs forever. tongue.gif

But ironically the PC gaming master race will forever eat the scraps the plebs leave over. redface.gif
post #203 of 546
As a fellow pc gamer. i can say console gaming has it's own set of virtues..

no BSOd's..

good for friends over.

don't have to worry about system requirements..

in ode to a mac. it's easy to use...but lacks the true power.
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this better be Xbox handheld or something... 6670 so weak!
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The next 10 years of games will be designed around a 6670? mad.gif

Looks like Gaming in 2018 will have games that look like Crysis 1 from 2007 (that's about the level of graphics that will be 60fps on a 6670).
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Originally Posted by nitd_kim View Post

this better be Xbox handheld or something... 6670 so weak!

I agree. A 6850 (or even (5/6)770 would be far superior to this. Commercially they need to think ahead in terms of power and performance. The Xbox graphics are roughly on par with the ones stated. This would be a tiny upgrade. If someone was asking about putting it into their PC I would tell them not to because it won't handle games at medium/high at 1080p

Forgetting the possibility of new TV standards over the next ten years etc. why do they think that that has more room to grow games than the current console generation?


I really hope this source is wrong.

Edit:
I expect APUs in the next five years to have graphics like this. Are they seriously considering putting a GPU in it that will be worse than integrated graphics before the end of its lifetime?
Edited by Korlus - 1/24/12 at 11:06pm
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Atleast it supports dx11 so we may start to see proper dx11 engines more often, a shame that they will be designed for a week gpu
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post #208 of 546
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Originally Posted by PowerRanger View Post

6 times? Pfff.
PCs are 10 times more powerful than current consoles.
By the time these new consoles come out, PC hardware will be 20 times more powerful than them (the new ones, not the current gen).
Consoles will never catch up to the awesomeness that is PC gaming.

Console games run much faster than a PC equivalent would due to the absence of APIs that slow the hardware down.

On paper, the raw power might be 6 times worse but in reality it will be less. Just look at current console games, do they look 6 or 10 times worse than the maxed PC version? No.

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well this only means that the PC will remain king of the hill. pc is already 900% faster than the ps3/ xbox360 so when this is released the pc will have even better hardware out.

Which doesnt matter in the slightest (look what I wrote above).


Also at the people moaning about the 6670: were you really that ignorant and believed they would put CF'd 7970 and a SB 6-core into the new consoles? It's obvious that a console has to be power efficient and still be able to cool the hardware. A console that pulls 600+ watts and sounds like a fighter jet wouldnt sell at all... PC gaming is still there for a reason.

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Originally Posted by Zulli85 View Post

I'm pretty sure my friends new $580 gaming rig will be nicer than the new consoles when they come out. i3 2100 + 1gb 6850. Probably pretty close, anyhow.
And I'm pretty sure that he won't be able to squeeze more out of a certain game than a next-gen console.
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I was just playing L4D 2 with my friend on his 2 month old 360 and the difference from my sig rig, an old E6600 and 8800GT, is pretty drastic...
Sorry, but thats pure exaggaration.
Your rig is actually not much faster than a Xbox at all and heavily bottlenecked by APIs compared to the console.




So many blinded people here :/
Even I myself hate console but damn.. some people lack objectivity.
Edited by toX0rz - 1/24/12 at 11:53pm
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Disappointed.
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Originally Posted by nitd_kim View Post

this better be Xbox handheld or something... 6670 so weak!

The 360s GPU is even weaker and just look at what developers can do.

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