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Can you build a $400 PC with as much muscle as a PS4?

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3 years ago#1
???
Wolf Baron
3 years ago#2
you can build a pc that equals power of wii u, ps4, and xbox one for it's respected price
i think it's nice
3 years ago#3
Hard to compete with the price when they are getting the parts for a reduced price and selling each one for a loss; initially losing money. Not saying it can't be done (I'm pretty sure it can, actually,) but I don't feel like throwing together a build to see.
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3 years ago#4
No.
Up to point, you can't beat consoles for their price vs performance ratio as far as hardware goes.
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3 years ago#5
You can, but when you add Windows then it becomes more expensive.
EVGA
3 years ago#6
Can you buy a PS4 with half the muscle of a good gaming PC?

Nope.

Cost always seems to be the straw-man. As if to say a Veyron would stop crapping on a City Golf simply because it costs more.
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3 years ago#7
The PS4 has a sub fee for online multiplayer, and you'll double the price of your console over the next few years.
3 years ago#8
ShadowThaReaper posted...
The PS4 has a sub fee for online multiplayer, and you'll double the price of your console over the next few years.


The discounts and free games subtracts that.
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3 years ago#9
llamathief posted...
The discounts and free games subtracts that.


They're not free if you have to pay for them, pumpkin.

And PC games get much much cheaper.
3 years ago#10
llamathief posted...
ShadowThaReaper posted...
The PS4 has a sub fee for online multiplayer, and you'll double the price of your console over the next few years.


The discounts and free games subtracts that.


Assuming you actually care to play the sub par free games
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