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PS3 Graphics capability more powerful than high end PC video cards?

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  1. Charper2013

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    "PS3 AA capability more powerful than high end PC video cards?"

    Fixed!
     
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    Although like they said most developers aren't even attempting this kind of stuff. I have compared visually my PS3 to my computer.
    It was just quite recently Dirt 2 vs Dirt 2.
    While there wasn't a huge difference there was a difference. IMO computer was much cleaner looking and ran much smother. As far as AA I had AA turned up to the max on my Computer.....that is when it really took of in visual comparison!

    That is just my opinion ..... there is nothing scientific behind it..... it's just what I noticed..... although.... it's good to hear that my PS3 has room to grow and it might be valid for a couple more years.
    But if the PS3 is not used to it's capabilities imagine what PS4 will be like :)
     
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    The GPU in the PS3 has less post-processing capability than high-end PC video cards, but it doesn't need the video card to do things like anti-aliasing and smoothing because the SPUs are designed to do those computations, and the 7 SPUs in the Cell can do more post-processing than the hardware in a PC graphics card.
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Interesting. Its strange, because I still find the 360's graphics to be nicer than the PS3's (as I own both). We all know that the generation of GPU that the consoles GPU's are based on is better in the 360, but if the developers are now getting to grips with the CELL, maybe the PS3 will start to outperform the 360.
     
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    Must RESIST starting PS3vs360 war. PS3 OWNS. Sorry couldnt hold back. :(
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Nah m8, your not starting anything, each to their own I say :) Both consoles have pros and cons, like anythng in life.
     
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    if they spent half that much on PC development, the graphics would be out of this world instead of simple ports like GTA4, lets see a PS3 try crysis on for size
     
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    Its a pity it wont feature in the next PS. Too costly and complicated to code, they say.
     
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    +1
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    SONY have never wanted to help the developers anyway :(
     
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    I have to say I like the 360 better for a few reasons

    A: Cheaper
    B: I like Xbox Live community better
    C: Looks cooler IMO

    But the failure rate is too high for me to ever consider getting one. I ordered me a 120gb PS3 yesterday and I am eagerly waiting the arrival. I have bought the Sony Official Bluetooth Headset, Little Big Planet, MW2, HDMI cable, Travel Case, and some FPS freek joystick addons. I cant wait till it comes. :eek:
     
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    what a load of bull, mostly all PS3 and 360 games render at such low resolutions, 1280x720 and lower most times, that you don't need much power to run those games at those resolutions, if you cranked up a average PS3 or 360 game to average PC res which is 1680x1050 now and higher you would watch the fps die ontop of bad fps on some titles already, its really ridiculous. It all comes down to money, if you spend more to optimize games on consoles VS PC then you can make more money for obvious reasons, I don't even think we have seen the real capability of even last gen video cards since most games now are ports from consoles and made to run on consoles.

    The consoles are almost equal in power though at the end of the day, its a flamebait article.
     
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    Well I believe one usually looks a little better than the other. (IMO computer) but developers don't want to spend time making a million different versions of the game so they are most of the time fairly comparable.
     
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    :roll: Sony seemed more interested in winning the HD war than supporting its titles. Thats why for me Sony failed. If only they had taken some stuff off, they could really compete more, that box has too much stuff inside that's never even used to its full potential. Now compare that to the 360, which is cheaper to manufacture etc. They should have invested more in games.
     
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    Failure rate is not a problem with the 360 anymore, since they released the Jasper models ;)

    Im sure you will be pleased with your PS3, they are good machines.

    XBOX LIVE is far superior to PSN, but PSN is getting better.....they just need to sort the chat side of things out.

    My PS3 is mainly used for movies (BD, AVI, XvidHD) and PS3 exclusives, everything else is played on my 360.
     
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    LOL well i despise ALL consoles(lets face it!, they are just communistic computers:) )BUT if i had to choose i would go with the PS3


    PC>consoles end of discussion
     
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    For strictly gaming, a games console will NEVER compare to an high-end gaming PC. I prefer console gaming just because its quick, simple and has a bigger library of games to choose from.
     
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    my buddy plays a 360 on a 32" 720p lcd and honestly it looks like shit.

    the game i last saw him play was MW2 and it was some ugly.

    was it because of the res of his tv?
     
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    wanna know why,

    modern warfare 2 on 360 and ps3 are rendered by both consoles at 1024x600 meaning the game is upscaled to 720p on a 720p tv and if you have a tv which dosen't upscale well it will look like shit, and even if you had a good one it would still be noticeable, I haven't even tried to play that game at 1080p yet though. . . . . but I know on my 360 the game plays choppy at times. even at 1024x600.
     
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    yes you are absolutly right pc just cant compete with the simplsity of consoles i mean on consoles you just but the disk in and press play and on a computer you have to insert the disk then install the game and start the game.i get that its just to confusing for console gamers.the second thing is the comunity and lets face it 12 yo calling you by rassist names and threten to rape your mom and then come to your house and kill you AND THEN teabag you!!! console comunity wins hands down and im sure all of us "NUB"pc gamers agree with me:)

    ANYWAY lets get back to the ps3 thing we were talking about:D
     
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    yeah the guy i was talking about would never know how to patch a game or even change settings.. he could probably learn but he is a genuine console guy.. he's like 20 years old but has the PC knowledge of a 72 year old lady
     
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    ^^^ I mean, that's why he's a console guy! Rofl
     
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    Are you retarded or something? Of course a console is far simpler to use. You can just pop the disc in and hit start. With a PC you have to have the correct drivers etc and if your rig isnt up to scratch, the game runs like shite!

    Ive done the whole PC gaming thing and it was/is great. But, I got fed up with all the upgrading BS.

    You dont like console, big f*cking deal, but some do, so respect their views like they may do yours!

    Really, I run MW2 on my 42" 1080p LCD TV using my 360 (and PS3) and both look really nice.......but tbh, its been a while since Ive played games on a good gaming PC.....so I dont have anything to compare it to lol
     

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