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Ok I have a bone to pick iam looking into getting 3 monitors to run for my pc.... at the same time I see one of my favirot games for xbox 360 forza motorsport 4 and its states u need the following to run 3 monitors..... 3 xbox 360s..... wow ok! 3 copys of the same game- nice! And obviously 3 monitors u will need! Howcome they don't make forza 4 for pc? That game would rock on pc! I can only imagine how much better overall it wo uld be on pc! The xbox thing I have 2 admit is a ripoffunless of course u already have 3 systems lying around but to go out and buy 3 new 1s plus 3 copys of the same game I would feel a little stupid doing so.... is there no other way to play 3 monitors with 360 u can't link them or something? We have to get some of these titles to pc!
     
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I don't know if the new-gen 360s will allow for multi-monitor set-up but looking at my 360 I don't see how u can do it there's only 1 hdmi plug..... does anyone know what kind of gpu is inside the xbox 360 by any chance? Iam comparing my pc with my 360 and iam just curious what the diffrences are.....
     
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The difference is the XBOX is pushing 7 years old and the hardware can't handle it. This is why it requires three consoles.

The next gen consoles are targeting a 1080p render; the current ones certainly cannot do three times that.
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Well as far as avarage fps on xbox 360 does anyone know what they average? Somone once told me 30 fps solid but I don't know how2 reliable that source was!
     
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Well as far as avarage fps on xbox 360 does anyone know what they average? Somone once told me 30 fps solid but I don't know how2 reliable that source was!

pretty much accurate, it runs battlefield 3 at 24 fps with most effects turned off @ 1080p. or 720. i cant remember.

24 fps is pretty low though, 60 is usually good enough.

This is why I don't like consoles, along with the fact that I disagree with playing games with a joystick.

If you really want to play the game, simply use only one monitor and turn down the resolution. if you are given the option to change that.
Edited by someguy543 - 11/29/12 at 6:31am
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Not to mention most games don't use vsync so tearing at 24fps is so so bad it gives me a headache.

Even after buying 3 consoles it isn't that costly (anymore) and you still get as smooth gameplay as normally.

I do miss the Forza series though. If only M$ allowed G27 to be used with it...
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Oh forza 4 blew my mind,I could only wish they had that game 4 pc! Not a big fan of the battlefield series,its a great game and all but to much like modern warfare 4 my taste.Graphics are amazing tough~ ! thumb.gif
     
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