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The problem is that you really can't. The Cell doesn't compare to an i7, it's not on the same field. The i7 is a general purpose CPU whereas the cell is heavily purpose built.

The GPU on the other hand is, we've got an X1900 in the 360 and a 7800GTX in the PS3.

I'm talking about benching for framerates, not doing SuperPi.
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They are coming back to PC since the consoles are reaching the end of their lives... i bet they will go back to consoles when the next generation comes..
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EA is so full of s#!t. If they cared about the PC even a little they would release the Need for Speed (Shift, Hot Pursuit, etc) DLCs to PC too. "Limited resources" my ass.

Just an example, there are plenty more proofs of their d-baggery.
    
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We can only hope as the console market starts to stagnate that they turn back to us PC gamers... at least until the next consoles come out and they forget about us again.
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Originally Posted by Exostenza;12679398 
We can only hope as the console market starts to stagnate that they turn back to us PC gamers... at least until the next consoles come out and they forget about us again.

So true...

I bet cash currency that the next round of consoles are going to be cloud based and resemble your cable box more than they do a stand alone system. More like a Tivo than a serious processor of goodness. rolleyes.gif
 
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EA is ok in my book. drunken.gif Thanks for at least trying to support the PC biggrin.gif.
EA isn't known for supporting the PC games they did release too well.
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth;12669313 
What's with the massive PC marketing campaign lately?

Dice, EA, M$. All abandoned the PC and now they are proclaiming it to be Gods gift to mankind and putting all available resources into it.

I'm not buying it. Something smells.

It's probably because they are starting to see the money we PC games can spend, and it rivals what they make at the console market. That and the current consoles are getting older now, PC are new just about everyday.
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It's probably because they are starting to see the money we PC games can spend, and it rivals what they make at the console market. That and the current consoles are getting older now, PC are new just about everyday.

I think a MAJOR factor here is that they make more money off of digital game sales AND the fact that we cannot trade in our digital purchases almost completely abolishes the second hand market. EA is starting to see this as console sales drop off and digital distribution and all of its wonders start to pick up on the PC. They just have to price their games right and it will be a big winner.

No 60 dollar games for me! We have to unite against these prices so they lower them like what just happened with Dead Space 2! The second Bulletstorm hits $40 or below on steam that game is MINE!
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as all developers, THEY ARE NOT PERFECT(NAME ONE THAT IS), but i think ea and dice are the gospil of future gaming
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Originally Posted by Exostenza;12679474 
I think a MAJOR factor here is that they make more money off of digital game sales AND the fact that we cannot trade in our digital purchases almost completely abolishes the second hand market. EA is starting to see this as console sales drop off and digital distribution and all of its wonders start to pick up on the PC. They just have to price their games right and it will be a big winner.

No 60 dollar games for me! We have to unite against these prices so they lower them like what just happened with Dead Space 2! The second Bulletstorm hits $40 or below on steam that game is MINE!

no, its i will put money on the notion that the next consoles will not have physical games.
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I'm talking about benching for framerates, not doing SuperPi.

That's grossly unfair due to engine optimizations on different hardware.

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