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They are just different optical media. HD DVD And Blu-Ray are both HD movie formats. They both do 1080p but the HD DVD has True HD sound which I love. HD DVD players are cheaper IE HD DVD add on for the 360 is $200.. Stand alone HD players are 400-700 and BD players are $1000. The pic quality on HD DVD is better too, this is mostly because hd uses VC-1 encoding and BD uses mpeg2. All in all I think hd dvd will win this war. One of the big reasons being price but also hd can do combo disks with a hd dvd on one side and a dvd on the other. Blu-ray can't
Good point about combo disks. Hadn't thought about that.
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I say XBOX360>PS3
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
I say XBOX360>PS3

I think thats the consensus now. Plus all of the movies and tv shows out on Xbox live for rent now. And with the new dashboard update you can stream wmv files without a media center. And with the tv server program (cant remember the name) you can transcode Divx files through xp too!!!
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The ps3 sucks so hard i hated it before i even played one because i knew it would be a pos. Anyways last saturday i finally got a chance to play this godly piece of crap at circuit city. The game was motorstorm, It took nearly 2 minutes to load and when it finally did the graphics were terrible not only was it incredibly bright but the textures wernt any better than what was on xbox1 games the only thing it had going for it was the motion blurr that temporarily saved your eyes from the blinding light. The music was also annoying and the sound was up so loud on the kiosk i was embarassed to be playing it.
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The ps3 sucks so hard i hated it before i even played one because i knew it would be a pos. Anyways last saturday i finally got a chance to play this godly piece of crap at circuit city. The game was motorstorm, It took nearly 2 minutes to load and when it finally did the graphics were terrible not only was it incredibly bright but the textures wernt any better than what was on xbox1 games the only thing it had going for it was the motion blurr that temporarily saved your eyes from the blinding light. The music was also annoying and the sound was up so loud on the kiosk i was embarassed to be playing it.
You sure they werent using a garbage monitor?
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it was a sony hd tv with no volume controls witch says something about them. And it looked fine when i was in the dashboard watching videos.
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No, but many of the features people modded for are available out of the box (i.e., not need for XBMC, the X360 is already a pretty good media device).



under most situations i find my self agreeing with what you say.. but i must inform you that this statement is actually in correct.. with 2 new mod chips available and all the firmware hacks that are going around.. the anwser to the question is yes the 360 is moddable like the first xbox
    
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ive heard that the ps3 is more superior to 360 hardware wise, is this true?? will it crush the 360 with its graphics and cpu ram?
You heard wrong. the Processing power...maybe..it's debatable. The GPU power...NO. The 360 pwns the PS3s graphics chip.
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You heard wrong. the Processing power...maybe..it's debatable. The GPU power...NO. The 360 pwns the PS3s graphics chip.
Yeah, the GPU is the prototype for the upcoming ATI R600? Isn't that correct? Like it is a R500. It has some insane unified shaders and caching mechanisms running on a crazy fast system bus.
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I have the 360 and the add on Hddvd player. Though I will be buying a PS3 it is only because I'm lucky enough to be able to afford it. I can say that on my 37" HD TV the 360 with games like GoW and Oblivion just rocks. I have been hearing bad things reguarding the PS3 and really don't think if you have to choose you can make a case for the extra cost.

The only experiance I have with the Ps3 is playing or trying to play one at best buy and then target. BOTH of those systems where locked up and when I ask the clerk about it at target he said the they kept hafting to reset it.

I love my 360, not as much as my PC but it is still a wounderfull system. the Online play work great and is sooo cheap I think I payed $50 for the year. get a 360 wait a while on the PS3 though it maybe a good system in the end, it still has a lot to prove and I bet you want to get to playing some new bas ass games now.
    
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