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http://www.techradar.com/us/news/gaming/consoles/ea-reckons-xbox-one-and-ps4-are-a-generation-ahead-of-pc-1153821
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According to EA's executive vice president and chief technology officer Rajat Teneja, speaking on Linkedin, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are "a generation ahead of the highest end PC on the market."

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http://www.overclock.net/t/1393770/xbox-one-ps4-a-generation-ahead-of-high-end-pcs-says-ea-exec

This was posted about 6 hours ago already tongue.gif. You can join the discussion!
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post #3 of 61
The GTX 780 just launched?
post #4 of 61
Now wait a second before anyone goes ballistic.

Raw power is one thing, but the direct hardware access of the XOne and PS4 is nothing to be scoffed at. Drivers eat a lot of power, just look at how much improvement can be gained from a driver update. Direct hardware access is a similar sized step as generic drivers to game-specific drivers, if not larger.

Unified memory... I haven't worked with it directly yet, so I'll reserve judgement on that.
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post #5 of 61
Simply lawl.
No more connect is necessary.

P.S. good business tactic.
post #6 of 61
So EA, a company renowned for outright lies and disgraceful PR, claim a £400 machine can out perform £1-3000+ machines?

Seems legit.
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post #7 of 61
Regardless if this is true or not, it's a win win, if it is true, that means we get unbelievable graphics with the new consoles, if it isn't true, we get to mock EA, win win!
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post #8 of 61
I doubt he means from a purely fps scale right? Must be talking microstutter.
     
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post #9 of 61
A generation ahead, huh?

I'm sure benchmarks & 3DMark results will dispute that.

PC is 2 generations ahead of PS4/XBox One if anything.
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post #10 of 61
The consoles will actually be more than a generation ahead of most peoples PCs.

Not in totality, but in terms of what most people have installed in their PCs, they will be.

Steams April 2013 survey shows that the most common GPU is Intel HD3000.

Basically yes and no.
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