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Old 01-24-2012, 11:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Xbox 720 Will Be Six Times as Powerful as Current Gen

Xbox 720 Will Be Six Times as Powerful as Current Gen - IGN

Or half as powerful as a $400 gaming pc today lmoa.
$70 video card ? Wow I'm super not impressed.
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Old 01-24-2012, 11:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I can't even beleive they are still here.
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Old 01-24-2012, 11:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I can't even beleive they are still here.
With all that money and success? Who would have thought?

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Old 01-24-2012, 11:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I don't get it. How is being 6x as powerful not impressive?

Has it even been confirmed it's called the 720?
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:04 AM   #5 (permalink)
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As far as I know the name 720 is just a sarcastic name people like because they wanna mock it. If MS really went with that I'd be surprised.
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:11 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Nice, hopefully with the older tech they can keep noise and power consumption down, and still crank out eight years of performance again like they have with the 360.

Maybe related: Next Xbox's 32nm CPU enters production - Report - GameSpot.com
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With all that money and success? Who would have thought?
Sorry, I keep forgetting you americans will buy what your told to buy.
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:22 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Six times better than the current gen and 20% better than the Wii-U?

Wait, so does that mean the Wii-U is 5x more powerful than the current gen?

*confused*
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Old 01-25-2012, 01:35 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Wii U : Crap tons of exclusives. Meh graphics.
Xbox3: Maybe 4 games that won't be available on PC. Meh graphics.
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Sorry, I keep forgetting you americans will buy what your told to buy.
It's amusing when you when you lash out at something because you're so bias against it. Sure it's only doing well because we're told to buy it, whatever you say. Coming from the guy who will buy anything with the letters DQ on it.
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It's amusing when you when you lash out at something because you're so bias against it. Sure it's only doing well because we're told to buy it, whatever you say. Coming from the guy who will buy anything with the letters DQ on it.
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Old 01-25-2012, 02:24 AM   #12 (permalink)
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That's the best you got? I don't own a Kinect and don't care.

Btw how's that prediction you made about the Xbox being killed by the Kinect? Funny how I just heard Mass Effect 3 is gonna work with it. It must be so awful if it's being tied in with such a big game. What is MS thinking!?1
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Funny how I just heard Mass Effect 3 is gonna work with it. It must be so awful if it's being tied in with such a big game. What is MS thinking!?1
Your seriously making yourself look really stupid right now, stop it.
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I am? You're probably talking about how they're trying to market it by attaching it to ME3 right? What I'm talking about is how you claimed it was gonna be this big failure and hurt MS when in fact it's still around, some people still like it and it's still something MS is marketing.

Say what you want but your predictable xbox, MS bashing is making you look bad. I'm just pointing that out.
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wow thanx micro!!!soft!! another crappy machine..lets rush it again and lose money...and customers ....oh lets release another



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...how you claimed it was gonna be this big failure and hurt MS...
Yes, I've learned this since that claim:

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Sorry, I keep forgetting you americans will buy what your told to buy.
It never used to be like that, if something was trash, the numbers reflected that. Now a days with, bought out reviews, forced pre-orders, and the hype train, stuff sells based on how much time, money, and effort is spent on indoctoring the consumer into buying it.
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am i the only one who gets excited over buying a playstation 1 game?

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Probably KATZ I don't even know how the disc things work I run strictly cartridge.
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Aren't Canadians told what to buy by Americans?

But hey, SC, if you want another wager about how MS will close shop on its video game department 6 months after the release of the new console, I'll be right here.

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I predict the next generation of consoles will be the last to use the current format.

It will be replaced by a combination of
PC Gaming
Handhelds
and services like Welcome to OnLive

Nintendo, Sony, Xbox will only release one more stand alone gaming console each.
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Canadians are the same way, but we arn't talking about Canadians.
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Old 01-25-2012, 01:50 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Like I've always said, the xbox's main purpose is to push windows technologies. I predicted at some point the console wars would probably merge/end into one device. In order to truly understand the console war, you must understand the technologies involved.

The Xbox will never be discontinued as long as Microsoft has graphics technologies at stake (Direct X). If one day you find out Microsoft stops making Visual Studio etc, then there won't be an xbox.

Sony may or may not drop out of the console race, and or just assist one of the companies with THEIR console (Nintendo or Microsoft).

Microsoft will always have hardware dominance after years of bullying vendors, so Nintendo would theoretically only have a harder time staying afloat, but would probably out perform Microsoft because they got the brands.

The line is blurring more and more. We only got 2 chip manufacturers now basically (Intel and AMD), and 2 video card manufacturers (AMD, NVIDIA).
There are 2 graphic platforms, proprietary (Direct X, this is Microsoft ONLY) and open (OPENGL etc. Sony,Nintendo, and anyone who isn't Microsoft).

If Microsoft weren't idiots, they would dominate the console war because the cards are in their favor. There will always be an alternative so long as open technologies exist.

So if you want nintendo/sony to have a chance, support open sourced software and help fight against software patents (which microsoft aggressively uses to try to shut down linuopen source/free software).

Screw Microsoft seriously man, they are an awful company trying to put us back into the stone age with their hardware/software monopoly tyranny.

I'm not against Xbox because of some fan war, I am against them for market practice. Sony are just as bad. I own Microsoft and Sony products, I'm just trying to shed light on this stuff because no one really cares or talks about it.

In the end, proprietary software hurts technological progress. Microsoft is the tip of that spear.
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I'm about to get the 360 Kinect...should I hold off for the next system?
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I'm about to get the 360 Kinect...should I hold off for the next system?
None of these reports have been confirmed by Microsoft, and nobody would release a console without a decent sized hype period after an official reveal, so it'll be at least a year before the next thing comes out.
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Ok...I guess if it does come out next year, I'll be able to buy a ton of cheap 360 games huh? I'm really interested in getting Assassins Creed and God of War.
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