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http://www.idigitaltimes.com/playstation-vr-specs-detailed-sony-vp-claims-ps4-more-efficient-pcs-running-virtual-515094
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During his presentation, shown below, Marks revealed that the PS4 was effectively 60 percent more efficient than same-spec PC computers at handling VR processing. He also said that the the PlayStation VR headset would have a 100 degree field of view, and thanks to being optimized around the PS4’s fixed hardware, would have an incredibly low latency of less than 18 ms.

“PSVR is extremely close to being on par with Vive and the Rift w/ a gtx970 based on the tests I've done . . . In brief, the PSVR only requires about 1/4th of the render target size that the Vive requires. This has a lot to do with the display they are using that can run a 60Hz game at 120Hz (in addition to the 90Hz mode).”

That's insane.

I could see it 15-20% more efficient, that's a given based on the hardware.

But 60%?! Plus the fact that it'll no doubt be cheaper than both the Rift and Vive at launch? eek.gif
Edited by frickfrock999 - 2/28/16 at 1:06pm
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Cool. Might get PS4 for VR if thats the case.
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"Same-spec PC" is the loophole there. What is that, an i3 with a Cape Verde GPU?
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DX 12 might change that.
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But 60%?!

Yes.

60%....

Using Sony CEO math.rolleyes.gif
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Yes.

60%....

Using Sony CEO math.rolleyes.gif

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"Same-spec PC" is the loophole there. What is that, an i3 with a Cape Verde GPU?

^ this.

Do we really care if a console is better then a 5 year old pc? Talk about grasping at straws.
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60% more efficient? Since when was it the norm to take something someone says and change it?
Richard Marks says it is 60% more powerful than a same spec PC, he does not mention efficiency at all as far as I know from the video where he talked about this.

Slides from the Vision Summit 2016.


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Console effectively -60% more powerful than a same-spec PC
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"Same-spec PC" is the loophole there. What is that, an i3 with a Cape Verde GPU?

Yeah, but in this case, their "Same-Spec PC" is actually an i5 with GTX 970, which is nowhere near the system specs PS4. In this case, it makes PS4 is like 300% more efficient in VR.
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"Same-spec PC" is the loophole there. What is that, an i3 with a Cape Verde GPU?

Lol. Exactly my thoughts...
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