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02-10-2012 12:50 PM
William Taylor Yah,PS3 It really could use a new graphics card, 7 times faster, 7 times sucker than a PC. The 40nm is like, "whoa who fooked rachet and clank".
01-20-2012 12:37 PM
thaddeusk It's an old stale article, I know, but it was bugging me. The problem with this article is everybody is comparing the single precision FLOPS score of the PS3(230) to the double precision FLOPS of the 980X(which is actually closer to 110). The Double precision of the PS3 is only around 21GFLOPS (per the Wiki article). But that is comparing a processor made in 2005 to a processor sold in 2010(A processor that cost $1000 when it came out, even), so its not particularly a fair comparison.
09-01-2011 03:35 AM
08-31-2011 11:00 PM
Deagle50ae why r u ignoring the troll?
for shame OCN for shame
08-31-2011 06:57 PM
Fr0sty the obvious argument is console and gaming pc's are two different thing

-console = closed platform so its easier to program for them

- pc = better hardware ... but the programing must be done in multiple different platforms

yes he might get fluid performance out of a crappier setup .. but it doesnt mean his cpu is better ...

wink.gif see how easy it was to explain it to a troll biggrin.gif

if he continues refer him to a hammer
08-31-2011 04:56 PM
Originally Posted by UrbanSmooth;10511917 
Dude, you have got the worst avatar on the internet.

This brought tears to my eyes, i was laughing so hard.... lol

the avatar he is talking about is #86
08-31-2011 04:34 PM
planedrop Hi I just want to let all of you know that the Cell processor in the PS3 is better than a normal CPU. In a sense it is an 8 core 3.2GHz processor although only 6 of the SPE's are used by games and 1 by the OS. The Xbox 360 runs a 3.2 GHz 3 core Xenon processor. The issue is that Cell processors are hard to use because the software has to be programmed correctly in order to use all of the SPE's. Most games especially ones made for both consoles only use the PS3's main 3.2 GHz single core processor, but games like Uncharted 2 take advantage of the SPE's. Naughty Dog couldn't even reach the full power of the PS3 processor if they tried buy they did manage to take advantage of SOME of its power. Also the Cell processor can be used as a graphics unit so the PS3 doesn't need a very powerful GPU. IBM and Sony invested 400 million dollars to develop the Cell processor. Think of it like this, if one person is trying to build a house it will take a long time, but if one person is telling 8 others how to build the house it will be built much faster. So in a sense the Cell processor in the PS3 is faster than the i7 although it can't be used in a normal computer very easily because everything would have to be reprogrammed. So now you can all stop arguing and you idiots who think the i7 is faster don't have any idea what your talking about, I have researched the Cell processor for nearly 6 hours. I do know what I am talking about as I have built computers before.
02-17-2011 07:10 AM
Originally Posted by Denz;12418668 
Thread = dead horse.

Stop kicking it!


okay I'm done now (: I liak penguins. :3
02-17-2011 07:04 AM
Denz poke.gif
Thread = dead horse.

Stop kicking it!
02-17-2011 07:03 AM
Originally Posted by DeciusX;12418604 
You can't compare the Ps3 cell CPU to a Computers CPU. End of Story. The 2nd Poster cleared that. I was just filling in information to the ill-informed.

I know this thread is a year old. The CPU's are old now, they aren't even worth comparing. You can't compare any Processor unless it's modled for the same needs so comparing an i7 to the Athlon is more acceptable.

This can go on for ever like does god exist? I was just saying - hey 200$, all in 1 Pc with a half decent GPU/CPU combo is a steal. Still have yet to see PC ram hitting up 3.2GHz transfer rates. That being said.

Linux + Ps3 is win. All we need is some kinnect drivers + XBMC =D


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Ski got it! first post too! ;o spiffy

Agree biggrin.gif.

I just got linux on to my ps3 and then they did the update frown.gif.
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