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I heard the wiis gpu is only 1.5x faster than the gamecube gpu.

t or f?
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post #42 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
To bad that because of such high demand, Wiis are going for well over $500, and aren't really available retail.
Find out the next shipment for your local store and get there an hour before it opens. Target gets them every 2 weeks or so, I think.
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Wii's for 500? lmao, go to best buy or circuit city, the have em'
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post #44 of 59
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Originally Posted by Commander Kool View Post
I heard the wiis gpu is only 1.5x faster than the gamecube gpu.

t or f?
probably true, but that doesnt say anything about image quality. The speed of a gpu doesnt mean it can draw lines sharper, it just means it can get more FPS.
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Originally Posted by Frozen-Liquid View Post
Wii's for 500? lmao, go to best buy or circuit city, the have em'
Not around here they don't. I went to Best Buy when they opened on Sunday because I knew they were going to have some, and there was already a line longer than the number of units they had before the store even opened.

By the first week of January, I don't think Wii's will be so hard to find. Right now it's crazy because people are scrambling to get them for their kids for XMas. Once the holiday is past and the parents are out of the picture, I think (I hope!) that it will be relatively easy to find one.
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post #46 of 59
you really shouldnt ask questions like that. people(nerds) in here will start fighting if u/others dont agree with thier opinions. besides theyre doing recalls on Wii anyway.
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Originally Posted by prestontrogden View Post
you really shouldnt ask questions like that. people(nerds) in here will start fighting if u/others dont agree with thier opinions. besides theyre doing recalls on Wii anyway.
uh oh.. recalls? why?
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uh oh.. recalls? why?
They are not recalling any Wiis. They are only replacing the strap on the controller, if you want one. Some people have been waving the controller around so hard that the strap broke and they threw the controller into their TV, breaking it as well.

While I am certain that a stronger strap is called for, I still think these people need remedial classes in how to use their opposable thumb. If you throw the controller around like a maniac, you had best hold onto it harder. I swing golf clubs over 90mph, yet have never had one fly out of my hands because I'm gripping it hard enough to hold onto it!
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post #49 of 59
Whoever says the wii IS better, Then I have no pitty for you.
    
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I vote Wii. It has a freaking nunchuck!
    
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