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Just how powerful is the PS4 compared to modern high end PC's?

#21DarkZV2BetaPosted 11/23/2013 6:28:23 PM
halomonkey1_3_5 posted...
The PS4 is about on par with a mid-range gaming PC, perhaps a little less powerful than some mid-range systems(depending on the individual components).

The fact that most people get confused by/get in a tizzy over, is that the PS4 is more powerful than the majority of PC's(not gaming PC's). The PS4 is more powerful than the average PC, because the average PC is not a very powerful machine, especially for gaming. Heck, even on Steam, the most popular GPU is an integrated one(HD4000) and 3 of the top 4 are integrated(HD 2000/3000/4000), and the PS4 crushes those.

As for the time of PS4 holding up to PCs...Its already passed. It wasn't up to par with high end gaming rigs when it was announced. Of course, the difference there is that the PS4 costs $400 while the GPU alone cost nearly that much in most high-end rigs.

St34lth24 posted...
I heard it's more compared to 7790 or 7850. Around there.


Last I heard, its between the 7850 and the 7870(closer to the 7870 actually, IIRC).


Last you heard was wrong. There's never been any evidence to suggest it's actually closer to a 7870 than a 7850. If you completely ignore clockspeed, it's right between the two, but it clocks lower than a 7850, and is largely worse in general.
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#22DarkTyrantXPosted 11/23/2013 6:58:18 PM
steveboblarry posted...
ThePCElitist posted...
steveboblarry posted...
Ps4 crushes high end PC's


No it doesn't and you should feel bad for posting this.


My bad your right it crushes ultra PC's


It's low end, bf4 on ps4 is 900p with little AA.
#23RickySaoPosted 11/23/2013 7:18:25 PM
zxelman posted...
Then there's that whole annoying argument about people saying "BUT DEVS CAN PROGRAM CLOSER TO DA METAL". I won't completely dismiss that the OS is more lightweight than Windows background operations, but considering its similar architecture to the PC processors, it will hardly be any difference in performance.


Which is a good side for developing on consoles, but AMD Mantle is been created for developers to have games bypassing Windows and DirectX, no?

Microsoft said no on AMD Mantle on the XBOX One because they still want devs to develop for Windows/DirectX, which is actually the only reason why they refused...
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#24claytonbuckleyPosted 11/23/2013 7:21:23 PM
TC asks a question, is never seen again.

Clearly a serious topic, please continue with your discussions, they are completely original.
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#25biohazard1775Posted 11/23/2013 7:23:37 PM
steveboblarry posted...
Ps4 crushes high end PC's




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#26SlaynPosted 11/23/2013 7:43:35 PM
How good is the hardware, comparing it directly to PC hardware? Not too great.

How well do games run, considering that it is an optimized gaming machine? Probably what would be considered as "high" on PC games. For now.
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#27arleasPosted 11/23/2013 7:47:02 PM
From: steveboblarry | #002
Ps4 crushes high end PC's


is it that heavy? Damn...
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