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Sony artist tells us that the Xbox 360 is better than the PS3
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A web page ran by a 3D artist called Josh Robinson who has worked on the development of Sony's Playstation 3 states that the writer and some of his colleagues believe that the Xbox 360 is better than than the PS3.

It seems like the whole world is slowly getting wind of his comments which will no doubt leave him in hot water with his bosses.

He, said, "I’ve spent some time the past year developing for the PS3. Actually it was a cinematic demo to be shown at E3 in 2005 at a closed door viewing. I was one of the few artists selected to work on it for the demo. My job was primarily asset creation. I was creating assets to populate the path where our camera would be flying during the demo. The company I work for is also working on a launch title that I am quite familiar with. In short, I’ve spent some time around the PS3 and or the teams developing for it."

Now I’ve spoken with people who are on the technical side of the PS3. I’ve also talked with people on the technical side of the XBOX 360. The consistent comment I am hearing from people on my end is, “The XBOX 360 is betterâ€. They are saying that it is capable of just doing more."

According to the web page Josh is a 27 year old with 9 years experience in the field. He said, " I have been very busy this last year trying to make a name for myself within the industry." You can say that again!
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As I thought. I dont even understand why they put the cell processor in the PS3. Its not a gaming cpu, and its not even a home PC pcu.. Its more of a server-cpu.

But also saying "Xbox 360 is better" is broad. We dont know if its graphics, CPU, or overall. I would think it would be CPU if anything.
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So... more hearsay and rumors, great...
    
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As I thought. I dont even understand why they put the cell processor in the PS3. Its not a gaming cpu, and its not even a home PC pcu.. Its more of a server-cpu.

But also saying "Xbox 360 is better" is broad. We dont know if its graphics, CPU, or overall. I would think it would be CPU if anything.
Well isnt the graphics card in the xbox 360 better than the ps3 one?
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The Xbox will be better than the PS3 in mere functionality...I mean graphics of the 360 and PS3 caliber cannot be differentiated when viewed separately but when together there might be some subtle differences.

It all boils down to the ATi/nVidia debate...at which during its time of development nVidia held the crown the last couple years. The PS3 has nVidia the 360 has ATi. The Original Xbox had nVidia and by owning both systems the Xbox had much better graphics overall than the PS3.

So even if the PS3 has better graphics in the end, which no one knows yet, in this day and age it's not all about what's on the inside that makes a console 'king'. The one area that Xbox has a absolute HUGE lock on is XBOX LIVE, Sony really dropped the ball on this one and I feel that it's going to hurt them this time around. With Multiplayer options on nearly every PC game it's going to be hard to plunk down $60 on a new game and not have the kind of multiplayer experience, another console gives you.

Even is Sony tries to build the PS3 around online multiplayer games the Xbox LIVE and Xbox will be king of the new-age console wars as more and more people are wanting better AI....what better way than to play against another human...not to mention that pretty much every game has LIVE support.

Sorry for the long winded thread but I am in use of all 3 consoles (360's is the roomies) and depending on the PS3 I might save to get that if it's worth my arm and leg...but I can't dismiss Xbox LIVE and great VOIP support for their games. So I do agree that the Xbox 360 is the better console as and "all-around" winner.

No reason to spend the nearly $500 (projected PS3 price) if all you can do is play single or split screen games with the people around you...Microsoft can gladly have my money for Xbox LIVE
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Well isnt the graphics card in the xbox 360 better than the ps3 one?
No one knows, hard to do a comparison when the PS3 isn't out yet... now of course, there's some who think it is without looking at the actual numbers, but that's them. The PS3 graphics processor is called the RSX and is rumored to be basically a 7800GTX 512MB. Some things filtering down now that it may actually be two 7800GTX 512MBs, or something totally different. Just have to wait until launch day.
    
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yeah we shouldnt compare anything until the day the PS3 launches
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Well if this Josh Robinson guy and his friends are who they say they are, and are right if this gets out more, people may just jump on the Xbox360 because its "better" (and cheaper, we all know it is and will be.. ).
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hey, one thing i remebered from E3, how the crap will they fit 7 players on one screen,lol
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No one knows, hard to do a comparison when the PS3 isn't out yet... now of course, there's some who think it is without looking at the actual numbers, but that's them. The PS3 graphics processor is called the RSX and is rumored to be basically a 7800GTX 512MB. Some things filtering down now that it may actually be two 7800GTX 512MBs, or something totally different. Just have to wait until launch day.
Well I think Sony said the RSX had around 300 million transistors so thats right around the same number as the 7800GTX.
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