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So i was discussing today with my friends that with the top of the line system ($5000) you could get better graphics than a dinky little console. anyone have screen shots of all the systems as well as dual 8800gtxs?

If i'm wrong, tell me so and give me proof. I'm not sure which is better.

Disregarding price.
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post #3 of 14
i think you're wrong...

except for resolution
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post #4 of 14
My system performs better and has better graphics on Oblivion than my buddys Xbox360 with his HD tv. Me and him have seen Oblivion on each others machines and came to that conclusion.
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post #5 of 14
I think with 5000$ then yes you could get better graphics, especially when DX10 comes out, if it is everything it is said to be. But for the price of a Console, then absolutely not.
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post #6 of 14
On the same resolution screen, a PC would dominate...you just can't get much equipment out of <$500. PCs are also more expensive though... An 8800GTS will outperform a 360 on the same screen, methinks.
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post #7 of 14
In terms of price, and reliability, Console is the way to go.
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post #8 of 14
The most graphically impressive game that I have seen to date is Gears of War which is currently a console exclusive. Basically it breaks down to the fact the a top end PC will have much more graphical power than any console but console use their resources much better and it is far easier to make games with great graphics on them. So in theory with all the development time and money they wanted to back the projects a PC game would have better graphics than a console game.
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post #9 of 14
pricewise the xbox 360 and gears of war is the best...if youve got money to spend no console can touch even two midrange cards in sli (6800xt and up). the next gen of consoles coming out in 2008-2010 will put up a much better fight
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post #10 of 14
6800XT's are weak and get hopelessly thrashed by any console videocard...

XBox360 has one lean and mean GPU. The CPU is weak, but the GPU is strong.
     
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