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[PCGAMER] Xbox One architecture is “a generation ahead of the highest end PC on the market”  

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Former Microsoft Corporate VP and current EA Chief Technology Officer Rajat Taneja has claimed in a LinkedIn post (thanks, GamesIndustry) that the Xbox One and PS4′s architectures are “a generation ahead of the highest end PC on the market.”

According to Taneja’s assessment, the Xbox One and PS4′s “systems-on-a-chip (soc) architecture” not only outdoes the previous consoles with “magnitudes more compute and graphics power,” but also bests current high-end PCs. “Their unique design of the hardware, the underlying operating system and the live service layer create one of the most compelling platforms to reimagine game mechanics,” he writes.

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I could just imagine the EA CTO while saying this:

Me while reading this article:
    
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post #2 of 33
RE--RE-RE-RE-RE-POOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSSSSSSSSSSSST


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post #3 of 33
Just marketing malarkey. The new consoles don't have very impressive hardware.
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One of my arguments on this is that there is a possibility that the PS4 and Xbox One have not only better architecture, but engineers who work on them that could be far advanced than what the PC is looking at. By engineers working on them I mean, the games and the development of usages or resources that these machines have. The PC is more or less like an Indie scene where people want to build their own computers then show them off, whereas the Xbox and PS4 have a ton of mass-built same machines so everything is universal. That's like lightyears ahead of what the PC is doing right now lol.
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. . . Wat?
     
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Okay then. Let's open up that new Xbox case and see all four of those GK110 dies and a pair of eight core Xeons at 4ghz.

What? It doesn't have that?

Go home engineer. You're drunk.
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Ha, which market exactly?
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Not to rain on the party but chances are this thread will get locked like this one.
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