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I could go on into optimization but it all basically reroutes to that.
Hardware function is identical. Optimization is fluent on all platforms. PC has optimization as well.
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Im gonna go ahead and call bullcrap on this one.

First, why another tri core processor? Thats not really pushing the envelope much for 2012 late release product, especially since next gen engines like unreal engine 3 can use 8 threads, and upcoming unreal engine 4 uses god knows how many, probably over 100. Even the upcoming PSP2 uses 4 cores.

Second why would you go with r700 and release at end of 2012? End of 2009 would make sense for 4870, but why not make the gpu a lower end dx 11 model? Why go with outdated chip?

No reason why this info would leak 18 - 20 months ahead of release, in fact, if youre using currently available hardware, why should development cycle for console take more than a few months.

I can see nintendo going with ibm again, and they are almost certain to use amd gpu, but I think this "leak is just a guess".

Who knows though, maybe nintendo is only trying to be 2-3 times more powerful than PS3,xBox 360? If that is the case though they are fools because by the end of 2012 I guarentee Microsoft or Sony will come of with new console, and their's will be top of the line, unlike Wii which was and is nothinig more than a controller gimmick.

All the grandmas that bought Wii arent gonna rush out to buy Wii 2 with fancy graphics. Nintendo better actually deliver a piece of quality hardware this time.
Edited by Lex Luger - 4/15/11 at 1:23pm
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regardless of specs, they will make tons of money..
post #64 of 133
Hmmm, Bought a Wii, but i don't even play with it...

It's collecting dust in the TV cabinet right now..
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Im gonna go ahead and call bullcrap on this one.

First, why another tri core processor? Thats not really pushing the envelope much for 2012 late release product, especially since next gen engines like unreal engine 3 can use 8 threads, and upcoming unreal engine 4 uses god knows how many, probably over 100. Even the upcoming PSP2 uses 4 cores.

Second why would you go with r700 and release at end of 2012? End of 2009 would make sense for 4870, but why not make the gpu a lower end dx 11 model? Why go with outdated chip?

No reason why this info would leak 18 - 20 months ahead of release, in fact, if youre using currently available hardware, why should development cycle for console take more than a few months.

I can see nintendo going with ibm again, and they are almost certain to use amd gpu, but I think this "leak is just a guess".

Who knows though, maybe nintendo is only trying to be 2-3 times more powerful than PS3,xBox 360? If that is the case though they are fools because by the end of 2012 I guarentee Microsoft or Sony will come of with new console, and their's will be top of the line, unlike Wii which was and is nothinig more than a controller gimmick.

All the grandmas that bought Wii arent gonna rush out to buy Wii 2 with fancy graphics. Nintendo better actually deliver a piece of quality hardware this time.
Exactly why I put this in Rumors. And slow down a little lol
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R700 series? Yuck, how about stepping up your game Nintendo?
ps3 uses a 7800 nvidia series arquitecture so it's a bit more old then r700, i think they should put a more recent chip, not using "old" arquitecture, that's why consoles are so much limited
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ps3 uses a 7800 nvidia series arquitecture so it's a bit more old then r700, i think they should put a more recent chip, not using "old" arquitecture, that's why consoles are so much limited
You're comparing two separate console generations. Why is the PS3 even being brought up?

I agree - the R700 is 2008 technology and is pretty pathetic since it's 2011.

Yes, I know very well that the devs can harness a lot more out of a GPU since the consoles are static, but if they put in an even better GPU (like the next gen xbox / playstation will inevitably) we'll see some stellar graphics for years to come.
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Disappointed they're not going using the Llano APUs although it's all speculation right now.
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R700 was the entire Radeon HD 4000 series. Hopefully it's one of the 47xx or 48xx
It also states that the GPU will have shader version 4.1, which is only for dx 10.1 cards and up, so I'm thinkign 4890
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You're comparing two separate console generations. Why is the PS3 even being brought up?

I agree - the R700 is 2008 technology and is pretty pathetic since it's 2011.

Yes, I know very well that the devs can harness a lot more out of a GPU since the consoles are static, but if they put in an even better GPU (like the next gen xbox / playstation will inevitably) we'll see some stellar graphics for years to come.
was the first that it came to my mind with similar "old" arquitecture i know they are diferent gens consoles, 100% aggre that the next xbox/ps will have top gen graphics, but still we need to w8 for E3 to see what nintendo as for us
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