Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › Console Gaming › Nintendo › Disappointing Revolution Specs?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Disappointing Revolution Specs? - Page 3

post #21 of 73
TBH, Nin wont get anywhere with their tactics here. People are only looking for power when they buy a console. How many times has the village idot come up to you saying how much he wants a PS3, and that is purely on stats. the console will sell regardless of the games.
The Logos
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Gigabyte 7950 16GB DDR3 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Kingston SSD Windows 7 Samsung S23 A700D 120Hz 3D monitor Coolermaster Trigger (Blacks) 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic M12 700w Antec P180 Coolermaster Storm Inferno 
  hide details  
Reply
The Logos
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Gigabyte 7950 16GB DDR3 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Kingston SSD Windows 7 Samsung S23 A700D 120Hz 3D monitor Coolermaster Trigger (Blacks) 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic M12 700w Antec P180 Coolermaster Storm Inferno 
  hide details  
Reply
post #22 of 73
Well considering what Nintendo is openly saying about Revolution's specs, I doubt it will be any more powerful than we all expect a 700MHz CPU and 200MHz CPU to be, that said I'm sure thats more then enough power to let you play all of your N64 and Super Nintendo "classics" too bad I never enjoyed one game from that era, I guess I'm just messed up then?

From Alien 3 - "A sane man in an insane world must be insane"
iMac 27"
(15 items)
 
  
Reply
iMac 27"
(15 items)
 
  
Reply
post #23 of 73
Well theres architecture though.. They may be low clocked by be able to render things on low resolutions very well through good shaders. Along with that they are most likely using displacement mapping and bump mapping.. Or something like that.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 3600+ X2 Biostar Tforce 550 BFG 7600GT OC Corsair XMS DDR675 2x1024 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 160GB + WD 80GB SATA Windows XP Pro Compaq MV720 Logitech 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
FSP FX600-GLN Aspire X-Cruiser Black Razer Copperhead Tempest Ratzpad GS 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 3600+ X2 Biostar Tforce 550 BFG 7600GT OC Corsair XMS DDR675 2x1024 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 160GB + WD 80GB SATA Windows XP Pro Compaq MV720 Logitech 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
FSP FX600-GLN Aspire X-Cruiser Black Razer Copperhead Tempest Ratzpad GS 
  hide details  
Reply
post #24 of 73
im surprised nobodys quoted me yet. I make the most sense...
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Athlon 64 3700+ @ 3.0 DFI lan P UT Ultra-D Win XP Pro liquidvideo 17" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
a wal mart one truepower 2 550W Sunbeam Transformer razer diamondback 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Athlon 64 3700+ @ 3.0 DFI lan P UT Ultra-D Win XP Pro liquidvideo 17" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
a wal mart one truepower 2 550W Sunbeam Transformer razer diamondback 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25 of 73
Apparently its graphical capabilities will be a bit more powerful than the previous Xbox. I am planning on buying all three of the consoles as I am a video game fanatic. I am definitely the least excited about the Revolution because of the lackluster graphics, strange controller, and the companies recent and depressing tendency to build system with only 3-7 good games on them.
Opulentia
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus p8z68 M Pro GTX 670 FTW 4gb 2x4gb DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256gb Samsung 850 Pro 1xDVDRW 1xDVD Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo with additional fan  Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Runco 947 via component to DVI-I converter at 1... Logitech K360 Sunbeam Nuo Coolermaster HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech Performance MX Black Onkyo SR-508 reciever Energy RC-70 towers 
  hide details  
Reply
Opulentia
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus p8z68 M Pro GTX 670 FTW 4gb 2x4gb DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256gb Samsung 850 Pro 1xDVDRW 1xDVD Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo with additional fan  Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Runco 947 via component to DVI-I converter at 1... Logitech K360 Sunbeam Nuo Coolermaster HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech Performance MX Black Onkyo SR-508 reciever Energy RC-70 towers 
  hide details  
Reply
post #26 of 73
Its not odd at all why nintendo is using low spec parts. They want a cheaper machine which they can use to try to expand their product to non gamers.

Also displacement mapping isn't new at all. Will it look like newer games like oblivion? Most likely not. They are relying on gameplay and cheap products rather than outstanding cutting edge graphics.
Getter One
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 ASUS Rampage II GENE ASUS HD EAH5870 Corsair Dominator 6GB 1600mhz 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium ViewSonic VX922 G15 600W Antec Trupower 
CaseMouse
Antec Mini P180 G5 
  hide details  
Reply
Getter One
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 ASUS Rampage II GENE ASUS HD EAH5870 Corsair Dominator 6GB 1600mhz 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium ViewSonic VX922 G15 600W Antec Trupower 
CaseMouse
Antec Mini P180 G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #27 of 73
But it isnt them who will be making the games! how can you say that they will be "Relying on gameplay"? The nintendo is just a kids console, it has been since the 64.
The Logos
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Gigabyte 7950 16GB DDR3 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Kingston SSD Windows 7 Samsung S23 A700D 120Hz 3D monitor Coolermaster Trigger (Blacks) 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic M12 700w Antec P180 Coolermaster Storm Inferno 
  hide details  
Reply
The Logos
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Gigabyte 7950 16GB DDR3 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Kingston SSD Windows 7 Samsung S23 A700D 120Hz 3D monitor Coolermaster Trigger (Blacks) 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic M12 700w Antec P180 Coolermaster Storm Inferno 
  hide details  
Reply
post #28 of 73
If the revolution comes out as cheap as it looks like it will I see more people buying it along with a 360 or PS3. I don't see as many people buying a 360 and a PS3 since your looking at like a $1000 plus investment. I think the revolution will do good because of this. I mean I bought a ps2 and then I bought a gamecube because it was cheap. Heck its fun to me.
550BE
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 550BE X4 GA-MA770T-UD3P Sapphire Radeon 4870 4GB Gskill Ripjaw 7-7-7-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
30gb OCZ vertex SSD, 2x80gb Hitachi RAID 0 Plextor DVD-R Windows 7 64bit Ultimate Emachines 22" 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Elite OCZ Modxstream Pro 500w Ultra UV Wizard/ Custom Black paint MX518 
Mouse Pad
Red Icemat 
  hide details  
Reply
550BE
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 550BE X4 GA-MA770T-UD3P Sapphire Radeon 4870 4GB Gskill Ripjaw 7-7-7-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
30gb OCZ vertex SSD, 2x80gb Hitachi RAID 0 Plextor DVD-R Windows 7 64bit Ultimate Emachines 22" 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Elite OCZ Modxstream Pro 500w Ultra UV Wizard/ Custom Black paint MX518 
Mouse Pad
Red Icemat 
  hide details  
Reply
post #29 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by Double Helix
But it isnt them who will be making the games! how can you say that they will be "Relying on gameplay"? The nintendo is just a kids console, it has been since the 64.
Ahh.. The legendary "LOLZ N1NTENDO IS A KIDS CONSOLES LAWL". Lets get this straight. I am not a kid. I enjoy Nintendo consoles more than other consoles. My friend's dad has a DS he bought and plays it at work. Why not a PSP? Because he would rather play Mario games than what the PSP has to offer. And he's in his 50's so its not like he particularly "grew up" with Mario. People just need to get used to the fact that Nintendo isnt kiddy. I dont know why you get the impression because people of all ages play ALL consoles. So ya know what.. Xbox and Sony must be kid consoles too. I mean look at it.. They have little kids playing it. Oh wait crap they have teens and adults playing it to.. O wait Nintendo does to! Beh.

And NeueZiel, as I have linked to this before.. Bump mapping http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bump_mapping

It can add alot more detail to a object without increasing polygons and not creating that much more of a load on the GPU. Given it likely wont beat some games on the PS3 and Xbox 360 its not going to be horrible either. And ATI has said that the graphics on the Revolution cannot be compared to that of the Xbox 360 or PS3 because its just plainly impossible. no reason behind it. So this can be taken as many things. But make judgements like that after a console has been released. Like with the Xbox 360 I even thought it would blow a PC out of the water, but then I saw screens and well.. No. Not really. Just hype. Not saying it has bad graphics or anything, just the majority of the games arnt anything a 7800GT couldnt do.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 3600+ X2 Biostar Tforce 550 BFG 7600GT OC Corsair XMS DDR675 2x1024 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 160GB + WD 80GB SATA Windows XP Pro Compaq MV720 Logitech 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
FSP FX600-GLN Aspire X-Cruiser Black Razer Copperhead Tempest Ratzpad GS 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 3600+ X2 Biostar Tforce 550 BFG 7600GT OC Corsair XMS DDR675 2x1024 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 160GB + WD 80GB SATA Windows XP Pro Compaq MV720 Logitech 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
FSP FX600-GLN Aspire X-Cruiser Black Razer Copperhead Tempest Ratzpad GS 
  hide details  
Reply
post #30 of 73
Those specs are a joke compared to the 360 lol. I dont like consoles so its no bother to me.
Main Gaming Rig
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K 4.8ghz Asus P8P67 Deluxe Sapphire 7970 1200/1600 8GB GSKILL SNIPER 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
128GB OCZ Vertex 4 LG 24X SATA Windows 7 Pro x64 Dell 22/24/22 LCDs 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Toughpower 1000watt 108A Corsair 800D Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudio
SteelSeries QCK+ XFI XtremeMusic 
  hide details  
Reply
Main Gaming Rig
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K 4.8ghz Asus P8P67 Deluxe Sapphire 7970 1200/1600 8GB GSKILL SNIPER 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
128GB OCZ Vertex 4 LG 24X SATA Windows 7 Pro x64 Dell 22/24/22 LCDs 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Toughpower 1000watt 108A Corsair 800D Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudio
SteelSeries QCK+ XFI XtremeMusic 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Nintendo
Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › Console Gaming › Nintendo › Disappointing Revolution Specs?