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Hang on, I thought the strong point of consoles was direct-to-hardware coding that made them like 5x more "efficient" than PC's when it came to game optimization.
How is PS4 supposed to do that when it's running Windows 7, won't that also mean running DirectX + AMD drivers, and all the huge performance losses caused by having to convert frames from hardware > software > drivers > directX > etc?

The PS4 UI is not the same thing as the PS4 developer environment...
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The AMD 6790 which is a mid range card has 256-bit GDDR5 and that's a mid-range card.

Compared to DDR3, GDDR5 is high(er)-end. I believe that was his point.


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This sounds like a lot of good news for PC port capability. Lets all hope for the best.
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Okay...
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Hoping for the best with these consoles. Now just need to find out more about the games that will be out on release date
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Unfortunately this does not mean the end of framerate caps, horrible mouselook, no keybindings, no graphics options, and terrible menus.

You can't fix bad developers with a hardware upgrade.
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The system’s RAM is 8GB 256 bit GDDR5, a high-end graphics memory only found on PC graphics cards.

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The AMD 6790 which is a mid range card has 256-bit GDDR5 and that's a mid-range card.

This is good news for PC gamers though, the console ports should be a lot better than current gen ports.

high end memory, not memory exclusive to high end graphics cards.
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I wish devs will start making games on pc first then port down to console.
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I wish devs will start making games on pc first then port down to console.

Then buy more PC games tongue.gif

The money is in the console market, which is why that happens.
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Ha, now it wont be as hard for haxxors to find a way to run those games on a pc, maybe.
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