Originally Posted by Joshhat
I'm a little new here to the PC gaming scene and I am currently working on building my self a budget gaming rig for about $700. I'm hopefully got to fit it with a Nvidia GTX GeForce 650 ti Boost and either a FX 6300 or I3 3220.
I'm just finding it hard to find why people choose PC gaming over a Console, PC's are often more expensive than a Console and don't really have the exclusives.
I am building myself a Gaming rig due to the fact I have the money and nothing else to spend it on, I can also use this Computer for Photoshop & video editing.
Sorry I found it a little hard to explain this thread clearly, but I just can't see how PC gaming is better than a Console.
Also, how has long Steam be in Australia because I only heard of it the other day..
Because a console isn't going to do 1920x1080 (or better) resolution, in 3D (glasses and all), with graphics anywhere near as good, and at 60+ fps.
If you don't think any of those things are justification, then you don't need to play on a PC.
Not to mention the fact that when you use a PC, not only are you able to play all the current games (if you have a good rig) but you can also play almost every single older game ever made. Emulators are amazing things, your xbox 360 isn't going to let you fire up some NES, SNES, Genesis, PS1, PS2, even original xbox games if you know where to look.
AND, on top of that, thanks to games for windows (really starting to love that) you can plug in a 360 controller and without messing with anything, on supported games, you get an experience that is even smoother than on an xbox 360, with xbox live included, and 3d works for EVERY title, not just the 3d supported ones for the 360.
Hell, I can even play old games in 3D, in limited fashion.
Sadly for me, I only have a 3dtv, so I can't game at 1080p AND 60 hz in 3d, as 1080p is limited to 24hz thanks to HDMI. But honestly, most 360/ps3 games aren't 1080p anyways. I notice very little difference.