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If it has 332 million, then its 12 million more then the 7800GTX. I don't know why you're making assumptions like it being 1/2 as powerful when all the details aren't even known.

Why are you saying the architecture will make it slower? It's designed around these components unlike our pcs which can have many combinations of mobos, video cards, and cpus.

Seriously though there's no point in arguing now, wait till it comes out and then we can talk about specifics. I don't want to seem like a console fanboy, it's just that I talked about this on a forum with people that know computers and the general consensus was that the next gen consoles will outperform the best pcs available.
Did you read what I posted? The transistor count has nothing to do with performance, it just provoked me to dive a little deeper into the specifics of the chip, and with less ALUs, it's capable of less processing, thereby making it slower.
I never said anything about the architecture making it slower, I said it was different, so you can't compare it one to one. Just because the Xbox 360 has three 3.2GHz cores, doesn't mean it's more powerful than what's currently available for the PC market. Characteristically, the Power-PC architecture was actually quite a bit slower in heavy FPU work compared to x86.
Actually there's quite a valid point in arguing it now, because for one you brought it up, for another the Xbox 360 is out and ready for scrutiny, and I'm really getting sick of the console lovers trying to tell me my computer is inferior based on their uneducated views. Hell, there are people still trying to tell me the original Xbox is faster than my computer...
Now I'll give you the fact the consoles have the advantage of being a purpose-built gaming machine without the burdons a Windows operating system. This doesn't make them superior, however, just makes them more simplistic (that being why they can get away with only having a total of 256MB of system RAM). It's good because you can devote all of the system resources to gaming, therby enabling them to last a long time. I've already proven, or at least given some insight that consoles are not faster than computers, and they never were, but they don't need to be because they do comparatively much less.

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touche!,lol
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(too much unneeded power)
But tell me what they can do with that unneeded power?
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someone should find a way to boot into watever games in your PC, then its like a super console,lol
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But tell me what they can do with that unneeded power?

??? um what, they cant do with that unneeded power
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But tell me what they can do with that unneeded power?
Nothing? lol. The Cell processor I beleive is capable of 1 thread, and the SPE's help it execute tasks faster, but its still a single thread, so the Cell IMO is a double edged sword.

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*sigh*

I understand what ya mean. But from my opnion period is that the PS3 will own the XBox 360 .
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thank u for saying "my opinion"
its usually "YEAAAAAAAAHHHH, PS3 ****ING ROCKS WOOOOOOO"
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*sigh*

I understand what ya mean. But from my opnion period is that the PS3 will own the XBox 360 .
In what? Graphics? Online? What? . Remember, the Xbox360 though stretching it is still a gaming console. The PS3 is just a home entertainment system that can play games, so all you can do is just use the game features or else that isnt fair.
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In what? Graphics? Online? What? . Remember, the Xbox360 though stretching it is still a gaming console. The PS3 is just a home entertainment system that can play games, so all you can do is just use the game features or else that isnt fair.
I dont know an answer since I don't know much about the PS3 itself, it can be a multimedia center too. I just dont know if thats a for sure though, but its a possibilitie since PS3 is going backward compatiable which is nice and X360 you have to logon to Live and do all this crap to just play it. Thats what I liked about the PS2 its features without using a DVD remote to watch a movie. PS3 will have alot of room for devlopment and I know one thing for sure it will top off the Xbox 360 in my knowledge .
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