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post #11 of 44
That is the most ridiculous statement I've ever read.....C'mon, never reach it's potential? The specs aren't even that great......he's just saying that hoping that people that don't know what they are talking about read it. If it's potential is never reached, it is because the software was programmed to leave some headroom.
***** Sony, *****
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post #12 of 44
Of course its not the PS3's potential. The RSX is a 7800 on a highly optmized configuration, it has limits that the PC cant do for the specs.
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I agree with the post that the graphics are being pushed to its limits, but the cel can do much more.
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I read an article in IEEE about Insomniac Games (Resistance: Fall of Man, Spyro the Dragon, Ratchet & Clank, Disruptor) and the PS3. The programmers were quite positive about it. The Cell has the potential to offload much of the work done by the GPU and allow for very complex AI and Physics. The Programmers just need to learn how to program for it and get the most out of it. They say that when a console first comes out its usually difficult to program for it at the beginning because it's new and the architecture of the Cell is completely different than the PS2 or Xbox. The current games on the PS3 probably aren't written to take advantage of the the Cell's architecture.

Not that I really care, since I haven't even owned a console since the Sega Genesis... The only good things I see about the PS3 really are blu-ray and Gran Turismo.
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post #15 of 44
thats why i never understood the craze for consoles. they are so limiting in what u can do with them, or why people act like its the end all of beat all gamimg systems even compared to pc's. which is bs. hell it is a little computer so it wont take long, if it hasnt already, for pc's to leave consoles in the wake, as usual. ive always seen consoles for preteens and such. i mean i saw that gay ass pro gaming stuff on tv but its all console and all like 16 yr olds. lets hear it for todays youth. atleast if u get into pc's there is a future in it.
btw i would LOVE to play resistance tho, looks awesome.
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i had a buddy a while back when doom and xbox first came out and he didnt believe me that pc doom looks better than xbox doom. damn kiddies
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thats why i never understood the craze for consoles. they are so limiting in what u can do with them, or why people act like its the end all of beat all gamimg systems even compared to pc's. which is bs. hell it is a little computer so it wont take long, if it hasnt already, for pc's to leave consoles in the wake, as usual. ive always seen consoles for preteens and such. i mean i saw that gay ass pro gaming stuff on tv but its all console and all like 16 yr olds. lets hear it for todays youth. atleast if u get into pc's there is a future in it.
btw i would LOVE to play resistance tho, looks awesome.
i believe one of the reasons why consoles are a craze is because they are a standardised format and specs for each console and when a game comes out for a particular console, you know it Will work on that console and you do not necessarily have to worry about buying things as sometimes required in pc's . i.e. gfx card, memory,faster/better processor etc. and normally,if a parent was buying something for their child, they would want to make sure its not a short term thing on the hardware. They only have to buy games later on and not worry if the thing will work or not . IMO

I do agree on the point that the consoles are preeety much pc's
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post #18 of 44
Consoles are perfect for hassle-free gaming, but the lack of upgrading them turned me away (no individuality). and unless u have an HDtv, the 360 is little more than a faster xbox.

Consoles are quicker than comparable computers because of the drivers needed to keep everything working.

less procceses leave the cpu/gpu/mem to run only the game.
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post #19 of 44
the cell doesnt do graphics so it doesnt matter about that, the gpu's can go farther but half is total BS. after all, its sony.
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I don't think people realize how much potential the ps3 has. A ps3 with the same hardware as a pc will be much better, because the games are coded to optomize the hardware. The xbox graphics card, which I'd say it's about the same as a pc with a geforce 5 series card, is a geforce 3. I'd believe that half the ps3's potential isn't being used. Yes, I think pc's are better, but I'm not a fanboy, and I recognize how powerful the consoles are.
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