Sony and Nivdia

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 4
  3. Sony and Nivdia
2 years ago#1
Sony's first choice was Nivdia but Nivdia and Sony could not reach an agreement on price. I believe Nivdia wanted too much $$$. If Sony and Nivdia did agree how do you think PS4 would have turned out?
---
everyone plays video games I want to make them
2 years ago#2
The same
---
PSN: Eternius00
2 years ago#3
More expensive.
---
PSN:TheDragonzord
>_> Sonic The Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles HD remix please
2 years ago#4
Either more expensive or weaker.
---
GameFAQs isn't going to be merged in with GameSpot or any other site. We're not going to strip out the soul of the site. -CJayC
2 years ago#5
Foppe posted...
Either more expensive or weaker.


Lol Weaker are you for real?

More expensive is probable
---
What Miley Cyrus did was not twerking, it was windshield wiping
2 years ago#6
It'll be more expensive and likely weaker just like last gen. Going with AMD gave them access to new tech that is allowing them to do more and pay less.
2 years ago#7
would have been better but its still good
2 years ago#8
steveboblarry posted...
Foppe posted...
Either more expensive or weaker.


Lol Weaker are you for real?

More expensive is probable


If Sony don't want to repeat the PS3 and release a $600 unit, then they have to cut the cost.
How would they cut the cost?
By using cheaper and weaker components.
---
GameFAQs isn't going to be merged in with GameSpot or any other site. We're not going to strip out the soul of the site. -CJayC
2 years ago#9
Foppe posted...
steveboblarry posted...
Foppe posted...
Either more expensive or weaker.


Lol Weaker are you for real?

More expensive is probable


If Sony don't want to repeat the PS3 and release a $600 unit, then they have to cut the cost.
How would they cut the cost?
By using cheaper and weaker components.


ADM was giving them a better deal.
---
METAL GEAR SOLID 4 and SUPER SMASH BROSS BRAWL!!! 2007 games of the year!!!!
If you believe in Goku and are 100% proud, put this in your sig.
2 years ago#10
steveboblarry posted...
Foppe posted...
Either more expensive or weaker.


Lol Weaker are you for real?

More expensive is probable


I don't know where you get the idea that Nvidia makes more powerful chips than AMD. They don't, they just have better drivers. On consoles, the console maker makes their own drivers. The 360's GPU was more powerful than the PS3s despite coming out a year earlier, being AMD, and the system costing less money. The PS3 had a more powerful processor, but we all know how that turned out.

So yes, the system would have cost more money and probably have been weaker. Not only that, Nvidia's agreements with Microsoft are what killed the original Xbox. People think Microsoft abandoned the platform on purpose, but Nvidia wouldn't renegotiate their deal under any circumstances (which is technically Microsoft's fault but to be fair it was their first console) so they just abandoned the system and Nvidia. This reason, along with the expensive Cell processor, is one of the reasons the PS3 doesn't really price drop much as well, and they put out that joke 12GB PS3 Go system or whatever to cut costs.

Either way, it doesn't matter, even if Nvidia won't admit that being in none of the consoles this time around does indeed hurt their bottom line.
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 4
  3. Sony and Nivdia

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived