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Dell.... I hate them... but not as much as the the dreaded Compaq's...

To all here.
PC games look better
Console games are simplified versions of PC games. If not so then the game is either made for console or badly ported...
Yes, I have a Compaq laptop and boy if you could just see it. Where the hinges meet the screen it's cracked, not the the hinges do their job anymore the screen wobbles at the slightest of movements. The ribbon cable that runs to the LCD must be damaged too because moving the screen while it's on you get lovely green artifacts. The paint has worn off of the areas where your hands rest and the right button for the mouse is broken. It still works though, lol. It's the only computer I've ever owned that is AMD too.

You speak nothing but the truth on the console gaming aspect as well. Games are scaled back so much that they become unrecognizable, GTA IV being a big thorn in console's sides. If a console fanboy were to see GTA IV running at full 1080p in all it's glory on a PC versus his hacked up, upscaled version it would be as if he were seeing the light.
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You can also see in the COD PS3 version, objects that are in the background are 2D billboarded sprites where as in the PC and 360 versions they are still 3D models. The PC can handle larger textures and more polygons then the consoles.

Another thing to remember is, Sony doesn't sell their console for profit, and Microsoft and Nintendo don't exactly make big coin off their console sales. They rely on software and accessory sales, something Intel and AMD can't do. So comparing a $400 console to PC parts is simply not fair because Intel & AMD do not have any game sales or accessory sales to make up for the lost (or low) revenue.
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Woohoo! Yay for the 360 coming out ontop.
If we factor price/graphics ratio of course.
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You can also see in the COD PS3 version, objects that are in the background are 2D billboarded sprites where as in the PC and 360 versions they are still 3D models. The PC can handle larger textures and more polygons then the consoles.

Another thing to remember is, Sony doesn't sell their console for profit, and Microsoft and Nintendo don't exactly make big coin off their console sales. They rely on software and accessory sales, something Intel and AMD can't do. So comparing a $400 console to PC parts is simply not fair because Intel & AMD do not have any game sales or accessory sales to make up for the lost (or low) revenue.
Microsoft / Sony correct. They lose money. Nintendo incorrect they are making $6 profit from every console! or something like that I don't remember exactly. The article was posted on here not to long ago.
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Woohoo! Yay for the 360 coming out ontop.
If we factor price/graphics ratio of course.
I dont see how it came out on top.
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I dont see how it came out on top.
Depends on your tastes, but for mine the 360 has better graphics. Add to that that it's also cheaper and it's a clear win. This is only graphics of course, not counting online play, etc. And depends on the person.
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Depends on your tastes, but for mine the 360 has better graphics. Add to that that it's also cheaper and it's a clear win. This is only graphics of course, not counting online play, etc. And depends on the person.
explain to me how "your tastes" have to do with anything about looking at those screenshots please.

The 360 does not look better in those screenshots over the PC.
And the only one which is does look better then the PS3 is obviously Fallout 3 (and Deadspace too according to those screenshots, but it wasn't that way when I played it)

And, computers don't cost that much to be making an issue over it. I could compile a $800 PC that would whoop the 360 (and PS3) upside it's head in gaming. The whole price argument is so moot. Simplicity - sure, that holds perfectly imo - but the price argument is laughable.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 12/22/08 at 10:58am
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I think it was a bit silly to compare the 360 and the PS3 to a PC equipped with a C2Q and a GTX280 (or "280 GTX" as they called it. i lol'd). It's obvious that the PC would come out on top.

But honestly, comparisons like this don't matter. What matters is your own opinion and preference.
Edited by Solertia - 12/22/08 at 11:06am
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I think it was a bit silly to compare the 360 and the PS3 to a PC equipped with a C2Q and a GTX280 (or "280 GTX" as they called it. i lol'd). Of course the PC is going to come out on top.

I own a high-end PC, an Xbox 360, and a PS3. I love all three. Oh snap @ having an unbiased opinion!
tell me - how do you afford an i7, a GTX280, AND a 360/PS3.
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7800GT would struggle to play most 2007 games on med-low settings, much less ones from 2008, 2009 and 2010 which is when we can expect to see new consoles. And the cheapest 360 was $299 in 2005 - Your getting the same hardware with both variants. Its not an apples to apples comparison which makes in all the more silly.
Drop the resolution down to 720p though and in the majority of games it would still look just as good. While its true that console games will improve after a time, look at it this way: PC games are cheaper than console games. Sometimes by up to $20-30. There is also live subscription fees - $50/year. So by the time 2008 rolls around and you're noticing that GoW might not look as good on your PC, if you actually bought all of your games, you would be sitting on maybe $250, maybe more, which is enough to buy yourself a new video card and still end up paying less overall than if you bought a console.


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I didn't know you play games with just a graphics card Consoles are a system, graphics cards are a component which means you need other components to work in tandem with it in order for it to work or be of any use And the cheapest PS3 was $499 for the same hardware.
I guess you didn't read my other post. Drop an 8800GTX into any dual core system and its better than a PS3. Look at it this way: Its 2006: you want to get into gaming and you have around $500 to spend. Your family computer is stuck with integrated graphics and you can barely play CS 1.6. Now, you could get a 20GB PS3, and then a couple of games, which would come to $620. Or you could buy an 8800 GTS 640, a new PSU, and a couple of games for around the same price. Even if the computer has 1GB ram and an Athlon X2 3800 or an e6320 it will still run games a lot better than the PS3.


Edit: Oh and for your challenge:



You can add this to basically any computer made in the last 5 years and it will work. From my personal experience (sub the 4670 with a 3850) it will run Crysis on high at 1280x1024.
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