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Sony PlayStation 4 Codenamed "Orbis", Runs AMD x86-64 CPU, Southern Islands GPU

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. hardcore_gamer

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    Am I the only one dreaming of PS4 emulation on PC ?
     
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    With that hardware specs you would just run it on a virtual machine:toast:

    but...
    Why would you?:banghead:
     
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    I forget, wasn't the new Xbox already listing up a 6600 series? If so this doesn't surprise me in the least.
     
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    Then why are most games single-threaded when the xbox has a six core cpu? (IIRC)
     
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    I dont know from where it is, but few of you mentioned 4096x2160 reso and that I think will make big leap foward (any existing monitor or TV in that res?) and at that reso even hd 7970 crossfire (or 680 sli if u want) will be to weak, but till that we must live almoust 2 years :(
     
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    so is PS4 going to have a driver update program in place?:roll::roll::roll::roll::roll::roll::roll:
     
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    The more I think about it I think it will be a 7770 or something the like.
     
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    Probably something similar; an APU with 7770/6850 graphics performance. OR with a heavily tweaked 7750 level gpu. 640-800 GCN shaders.
    Everyone has to remember that it's a console, one gpu, one cpu, that's all that developers need to create for... a lot can be done with something like that, optimizations galore.
     
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    In regards to the 4096x2160, I doubt it'll run games at that resolution. I'm sure Sony will throw that out there though for marketing purposes when it's competing against the next Xbox.

    I believe it's a tri-core CPU, with one core dedicated to running the OS (someone please correct me if I'm wrong)
     
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    Does this mean we could see GT6 on PC!
     
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    so this thing will be outdated the moment it comes out (graphics wise)? great.
     
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    Honestly I think it will be more APU setup due to the lower power consumption and heat.
     
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    LOL Consoles won't pull AMD out of the black. What they need is their server division back... after they design a worthy chip that is.
     
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    It's still probably about 2 years from release, I could see a 7950 going in it.
     
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    If Fermi was as impressive as Kepler and more impressive in terms of yields, I think it would be a different story. Remember, if PS4 is coming in 2013, they had to pick the GPU more than a year ago.
     
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    umm Black is where companies want to be. Red is what they avoid.

    so your comment doesn't make sense. Also based on PS3 sales, 62 million as of december. It would more than 10x their current server market over a similar time period. So again your comment doesn't make sense. That doesn't even factor in nintendo or microsoft.
     
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    +1 yogurt_21

    Everyone thinks that you know about AMD's affairs better than their board of directors and sales & marketing division.
     
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    if consuls are all amd based wonder if games will run better on amd based pc's. assuming they still make pc games when this comes out.
     
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    Most likely an underclocked 7850 or a 7770 GPU on a Fusion architecture. Cost is the #1 factor here, then performance, then heat.
    What people don't realize is that consoles will ALWAYS have outdated hardware once they hit retail because of the amount of mass production needed to get those consoles on the shelves and have some stock left to replenish sold out stores.
     
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    because you could, thats why "D
     
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    Man, I heard the PS4 or "Orbis" is not going to allow PS4 owners to buy used games or play backward compatible Playstation games. I guess now these used console games aren't going to be so cheap anymore. HAHAAHAHAHAHAHA :)
     
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    I caught that right after i hit submit. Honest mistake.

    More than 10x their current server market? Have you seen Intel's server market share? its above 85%, so 10x 15% is still nothing to brag about... at all. Now who's the one not making any sense?
     
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    If you followed tape outs at all you wouldn't have said that.
     
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    Elaborate please.
     
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    Wow, and I got picked on but this guy gets off scott free for saying consoles with AMD inside will be the end of PC gaming? SMH and FML.
     

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