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[canada] AMD’s chief graphics architect really likes the PlayStation 4

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While at GDC, I had the chance to sit down and speak with AMD’s chief graphics product architect, John Gustafson. While he remained silent when it came to Microsoft’s next generation Xbox, he had a lot to say about Sony’s recently announced PlayStation 4.

http://o.canada.com/2013/04/10/amds-chief-graphics-architect-really-likes-the-playstation-4/
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AMD guy really likes AMD's work.
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i have never seen anything more deserving of the wonka face.
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Someone loves their own products, good to hear. I bet Sony really likes PS4 too.
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I barely see how this is new....
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post #6 of 35
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

Your reasoning is irrelevant. This isn't NEWS.

Its news, it gives a bit more insight of PlayStation 4 of what is capable off... Lets say Physx a goodbye...
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The point of the article, is they like the PS4 and NOT the 720.

Could it be that Sony actually pushes the open source stuff much further than Microsoft?
   
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Well duh tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

The point of the article, is they like the PS4 and NOT the 720.

Could it be that Sony actually pushes the open source stuff much further than Microsoft?

Sony allows low level access so that means below drivers, Open GL is superior to DirectX since its more cross-platform. You can have Open GL on the level of DirectX 11 and have it ran on Windows XP or even Windows 98. AMD has far superior Open CL performance and better Open Gl performance.
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

The point of the article, is they like the PS4 and NOT the 720.

Could it be that Sony actually pushes the open source stuff much further than Microsoft?

Where did you get that idea? They're making the next Xbox's innards....He's at a Gaming Development Conference, the (720?) hasn't been announced yet, he certainly can't say anything about it, and he's promoting the PS4 at a PS4 booth...... He's just playing politics.
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AMD also provides the graphics horsepower behind the Wii U, a fact Gustafson was quick to point out when asked about his feelings on the PlayStation 4 and the fact that it’s the only true next-generation console that’s been revealed so far. “Of course there is the Wii U too, we have AMD parts in there,” said Gustafson

Rather than saying, "well duh," he pulls some politically correct answer, he has to, AMD is in the same business equally with Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft.
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