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IMO, as long as the igpu on the APU's get stronger, at this rate, it will be the standard for gaming. the apus already Rival the upcoming consols, and if AMD's aggressive pricing is still in play, a slim build solely on an basics(Apu, micro atx case, micro atx mobo, ram, hard drive) will drive a very basic gaming system. at a low cost.
at the essence, as long as amd's apus are on track, consoles will either:
A) sell hardware at a loss(Nintendo's style)
B) Adopt APU as standard
C) have to price consoles at higher price to make up for graphical power necessity that a handful of console gamers want
Also, I think that if the standard changes quickly, then console graphics will become better quality, which leads to less bad console to pc ports, then everyone's happy.