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To be fair, I had to list disadvantages for each console, and price would be considered a disadvantage of the PS3 when compared to the 360.
well i think that's getting to a mute point now, since you can get a used PS3 for less than a brand new Elite now, and it still has more features included, so slowly but surely that arguement is going out the window.
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well i think that's getting to a mute point now, since you can get a used PS3 for less than a brand new Elite now, and it still has more features included, so slowly but surely that arguement is going out the window.
Of course that is obviously biased, as you can also purchased a used 360.
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Of course that is obviously biased, as you can also purchased a used 360.
Well i doubt anyone will get a used PS3 for $50, even though i just bought a 360 for $50 To bad i have to wait to get a new one from microsoft(which i've heard on kotaku is taking less than a month now )
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Well i doubt anyone will get a used PS3 for $50, even though i just bought a 360 for $50 To bad i have to wait to get a new one from microsoft(which i've heard on kotaku is taking less than a month now )
$50? I take it you got an RRoDed console?
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$50? I take it you got an RRoDed console?
yes, hence the wait....i doubt i'll use it much though since there's only one game i want for the system currently(Forza 2), so i'll probably just give it to my gf.
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$50? I take it you got an RRoDed console?
Still...$50 for a RRoD that Microsoft is replacing is an awesome deal.
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360 uses DVI to do high def right? How does it compair to PS3 on HDMI? Im actually amazed how good games look on my PS3.

Im not a fanboy, I still hate sony, but I bought this for Blu-Ray because fo Blockbuster Online

//edit Also, how does 360 get digital sound from it if your using DVI? I got PS3 with HDMI to TV and Optical to reciever.
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360 uses DVI to do high def right? How does it compair to PS3 on HDMI? Im actually amazed how good games look on my PS3.

Im not a fanboy, I still hate sony, but I bought this for Blu-Ray because fo Blockbuster Online

//edit Also, how does 360 get digital sound from it if your using DVI? I got PS3 with HDMI to TV and Optical to reciever.
According to HnryGoat's guide:

360 Platinum and Elite run HDMI and Component + optical out.

Premium and Core only run Component + optical out.
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Still...$50 for a RRoD that Microsoft is replacing is an awesome deal.
It is a good deal, I wish I had thought of that.
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360 uses DVI to do high def right? How does it compair to PS3 on HDMI? Im actually amazed how good games look on my PS3.

Im not a fanboy, I still hate sony, but I bought this for Blu-Ray because fo Blockbuster Online

//edit Also, how does 360 get digital sound from it if your using DVI? I got PS3 with HDMI to TV and Optical to reciever.
The 360 has HDMI and can carry audio, but if you wish you can also use the RCA or optical connections for audio.
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The HDMI on the 360 Elite doesn't carry audio. HDMI 1.3 carries audio while the Elite's 1.2 doesn't. The PS3 is the only HDMI console that carries audio.
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