Sources: The Verge, Ars Technica, Joystiq, Engadget
quote: You'd think a $175 256gb SSD
quote: OCZ will deservedly be shutting down soon
quote: Man, what does it take to make some people happy?
quote: It really doesn't compete against a PC a all. It competes with XBO. At that it is quite good.
quote: -stuck with hardware for the next 10 years, until ps5 arrives
quote: GLORIOUS PC GAMING MASTER RACE(I'd think that people here would be more receptive of us)
quote: A good PC gaming rig is expensive, but packs better graphics. It's more flexible, but most people already own a PC so this a somewhat moot point.
quote: Don't necessarily know about the PS4, but a Microsoft exec said: http://www.joystiq.com/2013/09/26/xbox-one-will-be...Literally the first line is that the Xbox One will be around for 10 years. It's not completely wrong.GLORIOUS PC GAMING MASTER RACE(I'd think that people here would be more receptive of us)
quote: -mandatory connection to play DVD/bluray
quote: -no 4k support
quote: -no Youtube support (ps3 does)-no mp3/audio cd support (ps3 does)
quote: -no DLNA support (ps3 does)
quote: -very limited games available??
quote: -very mediocre hardware compared to a $600 PC ($400 ps4, $60 controller + 2 games is $580)
quote: These things are going to have very short lives indeed.
quote: The prices are dropping extremely quickly, and adoption is going to be faster than most people are predicting.
quote: you can already pick up a 50" 4K for a mere $1200
quote: A real gaming PC is not cheap. I'll agree with anyone on that. But large volumes of high quality cheap games more than makes up any hardware expenditures.
quote: Radeon HD 7970 GE GPU (slightly less powerful than the PS4 GPU) http://www.amazon.com/XFX-Edition-CrossFireX-Graph... +$350
quote: Here's my go at a more realistic $600 build that can (easily) compete with a PS4: PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/22YrW Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/22YrW/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/22YrW/benchmarks/ CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($158.97 @ OutletPC) Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($49.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($195.66 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Source 210 Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Microcenter) Total: $622.57 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-15 21:17 EST-0500)
quote: As for the CPU, it's 2 4-core Jaguar chips clocked at 1.6 GHz each. Those are laptop chips, not full-fledged Desktop chips. That A10 should run circles around it.
quote: Again you seem to have lost all touch with reality.
quote: Consoles also have an advantage of having less OS overhead stealing system resources than Windows games have.
quote: PC's will ALWAYS out perform and out class consoles at the cost of needing more TLC and some hassle.