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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

Exactly, GTA always freezes up and just doesn't load items on the xbox. BF3 lags a ton all the time. Forza lags if there is any tire smoke. Cod never lags unless its the connection (which does not count) and a ton more games lag up.

GTA IV constantly (I mean at least twice an hour) freezes on the PS3.

BF3 Frame rate drops to under 20FPS in some spots on single player, I'd hate to see mulitplayer.

And I used to have an Xbox 360 and from what I can remember the only game that lagged was Metro 2033 on the "Frontlines" level.
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Loads of rubbish about laziness appearing in this thread. I play games on my PC and on my Xbox. I have friends that play Xbox so its nice to go and play on there with them.
Also... try playing Gears of War 3 or Halo: Reach on your PC.

I'd rather not play either of those games at all, to be honest with you.
    
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post #173 of 297
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Never noticed BF3 or Forza lagging myself. GTA I can't say as I haven't played it.

Forza only lags when you do burnouts. And bf3 lags when you play on operation metro and get stuck near the escalators, and a decent amount of other maps and situations.
 
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post #174 of 297
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GTA IV constantly (I mean at least twice an hour) freezes on the PS3.
BF3 Frame rate drops to under 20FPS in some spots on single player, I'd hate to see mulitplayer.
And I used to have an Xbox 360 and from what I can remember the only game that lagged was Metro 2033 on the "Frontlines" level.

Oh, if gta4 on the ps3 is anything like it is on the xbox. you are probably playing multiplayer with modders, they have a code that will freeze anyones console who is in the game with them. they do it when people start getting mad they are modding.
 
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I just read the first page and skipped here. I'm going to pretend the rest of the discussion was just as mild-mannered and level-headed, without fanboyism abound as it usually is.

Man, you guys sure have matured. thumb.gif

Kudos to the people that understand there are pros and cons to both choices.
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I just read the first page and skipped here. I'm going to pretend the rest of the discussion was just as mild-mannered and level-headed, without fanboyism abound as it usually is.
Man, you guys sure have matured. thumb.gif
Kudos to the people that understand there are pros and cons to both choices.

It's okay you did the right thing. I shouldn't have read every post since some were really rage-inducing. It's mellowed out at this point though and it's actually somewhat constructive now. thumb.gif
    
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That's marketing in it's best form. You are only using a console because corporations wants you to. It's just way more profitable for them since they are selling the hardware, the ability to play online and they get a share on every games. 


As a bonus you can't really pirate their games without voiding your warranty.

agreed it is marketing but ill just have to deal with it to find out what happens to the master chief on halo 4. If it comes out on all systems then get it for PC.
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post #178 of 297
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you are probably playing multiplayer with modders, they have a code that will freeze anyones console who is in the game with them. they do it when people start getting mad they are modding.

Nope, single player driving around doing nothing, still freezes all the time, the same can be said for all the other games too. There's another con.

PC, (mine) has never freezed in a game, ever.

PS3, every hour or so, it freezes.

Xbox 360, never freezes either.
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GTA IV constantly (I mean at least twice an hour) freezes on the PS3.
BF3 Frame rate drops to under 20FPS in some spots on single player, I'd hate to see mulitplayer.
And I used to have an Xbox 360 and from what I can remember the only game that lagged was Metro 2033 on the "Frontlines" level.
All 3 of these games are demanding even for PCs. There are tons of people that had to spend more money on their PCs just to play Metro and BF3, so i would expect them to lag on 2005 hardware. Plenty of games run smoothly on consoles though.
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All 3 of these games are demanding even for PCs. There are tons of people that had to spend more money on their PCs just to play Metro and BF3, so i would expect them to lag on 2005 hardware. Plenty of games run smoothly on consoles though.

You're missing the point. a pc from 2006 could EASILY run those games smoothly at the settings the consoles do. Sure a pc can struggle when you try to max them at 1080p, but if you turn the settings down to PS3/360 levels, and cut the res to 720p (or less in most cases since the console simply upscales them), you'd find them running smoothly and THAT is the point.
 
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