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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Okay, now compare the PS3 and 360 to a $400 PC and see who the winner is.

This is kind of a silly comparison if you ask me.
True, but it's a comparison we see made an awful lot.

Although comparing to a $400 PC might be a more valid value-for-dollar comparison, I don't think that any of us would argue that a $400 PC is really a "gaming PC". Now I don't think they did the comparison justice by using top-of-the-line hardware either, that's not what most gamers actually have. But years after the consoles have launched, I do think it's fair to say that the average gaming PC is probably beefier inside than the consoles.

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Well, when you consider that PC games are $10 cheaper than console games,
Yep, and I really don't understand why that is. Must be the licensing fees that the console makers charge, but is it really $10 per unit?

Also worth noting is that price drops on PC games happen very fast, but are much slower and usually less of a price break with console games. Again, not sure why that is.

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Let's not forget a PC does - well - everything else a console can't do.
I'm starting to wonder what that even is anymore, actually. E.g., if the PS3's browser is compatible with Google Apps, then you can do spreadsheets and word processing with a PS3 as well...

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Theres one reason for me to have a 360. Forza Motorsport.
Theres one reason for me to have a PS3. Gran Turismo.
Ah, the "buy a console for the games" argument I see far too rarely. Congrats, a winner is you!

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The problem is most console gamers see consoles as being a million times better.
I don't know about that, I think I see flaming fanboy arguments from all sides, including PC gamers that turn their noses up at consoles.
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I see the difference in contrast but nothing in graphics.
Really? You only notice the contrast being different? The FO3 PS3 screens looked awful. I could barely tell it was FO3.

To your point.. How did gamespot publish this article with such an obvious contrast issue? How hard is it to turn the brightness/contrast/gamma up on a TV/monitor?

To the people saying "oh well compare a $400 PC to it and see how it does"... There isn't a $1000 Xbox so I don't see the argument here besides admitting inferiority. This isn't about bang for buck.
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Why dint they use a ATI card? Any o those games could have been played just fine with a 4870 and a dual core and still get same or even better quality then that setup.
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I like the textures best on the PS3, but the background details are by far the sharpest on PC. The PS3 textures may only look good because of the contrast, though, I don't know.
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Originally Posted by VulcanDragon View Post
I'm starting to wonder what that even is anymore, actually. E.g., if the PS3's browser is compatible with Google Apps, then you can do spreadsheets and word processing with a PS3 as well...
I said it because people were doing the "oh PCs cost alot" argument. The PC does everything else a console can't do. Self explanatory.
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I see the difference in contrast but nothing in graphics.
Same here.
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Those pictures of GTA have AA on them...

I always thought the PS3 looked pretty good but some of those screenies were horrendus lol.

Still I do prefer the PS3's "washyness" compared to the X360's over contrastedness
    
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Why people complain about comparing consoles to a PC is beyond me. One of the benefits of a PC is that you can continually upgrade, so comparing consoles to a PC comprised of technology from the time of release of the consoles defeats the purpose of having a PC for games.

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PC= Higher RES, AA, and about the same texture quality as console games, But at a much higher price.
You cannot call 1920x1080 the same texture quality as the 720p that most console games give. Higher resolution at the same settings means better texture quality - more information is being displayed at any given time. Also keep in mind that they shrunk the PC image sizes down to 720p, so you are going to lose a lot of the detail that the PC was able to produce.
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i'd have bought a 360 long ago except:

- i'm never going to pay for multiplayer
- there's no choice in control methods
- i actually need a more powerful PC to do lots of other things: image processing and graphic design, 3D modelling and rendering, etc.

show me a 360 that lets me play with mouse and keyboard over Live for free, and i'll be happy to switch.
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My god I hate stupid poor console fanboys
My god I hate stupid rich PC fanboys
Edited by CorporalAris - 12/21/08 at 11:49am
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