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Yes I can. smile.gif
I can't imagine how anyone can find it difficult to see the difference unless their vision is impaired.

No. In a controlled test there is really no chance you, or any most any other human, would be able to distinguish 720 from 1080 at 7-8 feet. You might think you can, but not going to happen unless you have magic Legolas vision.
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No. In a controlled test there is really no chance you, or any most any other human, would be able to distinguish 720 from 1080 at 7-8 feet. You might think you can, but not going to happen unless you have magic Legolas vision.
I concur. On my 42" TV I can't tell the difference between 720p movies and 1080p movies when I'm sitting the usual distance away. In games you'd see even less of a difference because consoles lack proper AA and high-def textures. But on my 23" monitor the difference between 720p and 1080p gaming is extremely obvious tongue.gif
Edited by Tippy - 1/28/12 at 11:38pm
post #443 of 546
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No. In a controlled test there is really no chance you, or any most any other human, would be able to distinguish 720 from 1080 at 7-8 feet. You might think you can, but not going to happen unless you have magic Legolas vision.

Biggest load of bull I've ever heard. The difference isn't hard to see from 8 feet (though i just measured the distance from my TV, and i actually sit 6 feet away - my bad).
Edited by GameBoy - 1/29/12 at 12:45am
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so the HD6670 is 6 times faster than the previous xbox card, what was that a 7800GT?
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post #445 of 546
You guys gotta keep in mind a console GPU NEEDS to consume low power, run very cool so you don't need noisy fans, fit in something no larger then the current xbox, and be cheap enough so the end product cost between $300-$400.... and stop hating on consoles, they do they're job VERY well, I mean come on... for less then what it cost to buy a high end GPU you can buy a system that will run all of the latest games, smoothly, reliably, and not need to be upgraded for another 6-7 years, it will also play movies and some internet entertainment applications. Also if the next gen consoles don't display 1080 I'll be pretty upset..
    
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I don't see why people are going all "OMG card XXXX is way too expenshauv for console, NOBODY WANT". The PS3 and I'm pretty sure the 360 were both sold at loss at launch... console makers make money from games and sometimes don't get any profits out of the hardware itself until a year or several down when they can be manufactured at a lot lower price. That's not to say that it absolutely certainly will launch with a 6850-esque or whatever (hell if I know), but I don't see the price (or even heat/power consumption) necessarily keeping them from launching an affordable console with a higher-end GPU. Consoles are planned with a pretty long lifetime in mind, and selling at a loss for the first year or even two is no biggie - they'll more than make up for it in the end.
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Yes I can. smile.gif
I can't imagine how anyone can find it difficult to see the difference unless their vision is impaired.

No. you think you can see the difference but consoles don't output games higher than 720p. All they do is upscale the image. so if you are using a console from your couch, YOU NOTICE NO DIFFERENCE. >frown.gif
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lol there is no such thing as having an "unbeatable" console. It's kinda an oxymoron in itself. Consoles are basically non-upgradeable computers. No matter what GPU they put in any console, it will already be surpassed by newer tech. The DAY that a console launches is the closest it's ever going to come to a regular PC's quality and will only go down from that day as regular PC's are constantly being upgraded.

It is unbeatable when you use a current gen GPU in which the 7xxx series GPU's will be very current when the new xbox debuts. Use current tech and hardware. It doesn't even matter because we/most of us have a rig that cost over $1,000 anyway, so i wouldn't mind spending that kind of money on a console, knowing that it will definitely be "relevent" in terms of processing/graphics a decade after release.
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Been thinking about this a little more, if they did decided to use the equivalent of a 6670 (still a rumor tho), it would have to either give higher frame rates, like 40 or 60 for really smooth gaming on a bigger majority of titles, and therefore the whole 720p upscale resolution shibang. Or do another slightly higher resolution and upscale that to 1080p, and make most titles run at 26-30 fps like they have been doing.
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I hope this isn't totally right. 6670 is already yesterday things. if they use 6870 although it is been awhile but I sure it still can kill things.

if true they will only use 6670 its going to be another dilemma for pc user. since most games are now made for console and they just ported to pc. as we can see on bf3 and mw3 at first I thought will see another video card killer like when crisis/metro 2033 arrive. but since they also made for console like or dislike pc user only got not so much different in general.
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