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Originally Posted by SirJohnMichalot View Post
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.
The GeForce 3 500TI actually is more powerful than a GeForce FX 5200.
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The GeForce 3 500TI actually is more powerful than a GeForce FX 5200.
Cool. Didn't know that.

But what about overclocked? Those FX5200's overclock 40-80% if I remember right. Also support DX8.1 stuff better, I imagine.
     
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post #33 of 44
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Originally Posted by Kramy View Post
Cool. Didn't know that.

But what about overclocked? Those FX5200's overclock 40-80% if I remember right. Also support DX8.1 stuff better, I imagine.
The 5200 was pretty lackluster. You could generally overclock it to FX 5500 speeds, but it still wasnt that fast, and the implementation of DX9 left much to be desired.

Also, I cant remember if the GF3 TI cards were DX7 or DX8, if they were DX7, then that would give the 5200 an advantage - featurewise, not performancewise.
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This is my thread. My threads usually die after 6 posts. This one hasn't. WHY?
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This is my thread. My threads usually die after 6 posts. This one hasn't. WHY?
PS3 + absurd future performance claims = thread gold!
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Apparently.
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post #37 of 44
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Originally Posted by HrnyGoat View Post
The 5200 was pretty lackluster. You could generally overclock it to FX 5500 speeds, but it still wasnt that fast, and the implementation of DX9 left much to be desired.

Also, I cant remember if the GF3 TI cards were DX7 or DX8, if they were DX7, then that would give the 5200 an advantage - featurewise, not performancewise.
There was something about the FX5200's that overclocked massively. I can't remember whether it was the core or memory....all I remember is my non-GT 6600, which got a 60% core overclock.

I have heard that many people with TI's skipped the 5 series...so it's quite possible that they supported DX8, eliminating all benefits normally gained by "upgrading".
     
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post #38 of 44
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I have heard that many people with TI's skipped the 5 series...so it's quite possible that they supported DX8, eliminating all benefits normally gained by "upgrading".
I know the GF4 TI series supported DX 8.1, and since the GF5 FX's implementation of DX9 was so poor, most people stuck with the more powerful GF4 TI cards. Only the FX 5800 and 5900 were actually faster, but those came out much later than the 5200, 5500, etc.
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post #39 of 44
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Is this something I can count as a dumb quote from sony?
Yes.

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That man is either a liar or a moron. Time will tell which.
The second one.

The only way I can interpret his statement that doesn't make him a complete moron is if he was implying that developers will never reach the on-paper theoretical specs. Which is true, so if that's what he meant he's not a moron. He's just an ass-covering mouthpiece for a company that is becoming known for moronic public statements.
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So a moronic company I'm getting tired of reading about even though I make threads about them!
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