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frybread said:
haxxiy said:
vlad321 said:
arsenicazure said:
actually you can get a quality HDTV for around under $500..still cheaper than the 8k :)

PC gamer that still uses SDTV.. tsk tsk


Yeah and you can make a PC for about as cheap that will run Crysis better than what it cost you to buy your HDTV and your console.


I don't watch TVs and I don't give a shit about graphics so why would I blow money on something so useless?


Yet another PC myth.

PS3 = 399 bucks


Intel DX58SO Motherboard = $240

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 = $150

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 = $150

Corsair XMS2 Xtreme Performance 4GB PC2-6400 DDR2 DIMM = $50

Cooler Master HAF 932 Black Full Tower = $150

Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB Hard Drive = $100

Antec P/S 500W ATX12V 2.01 PS/2 SIZE DUAL 12V OUTPUTS = $50

Logitech Cordless Desktop EX 100 Keyboard Mouse Combo = $30

LG Electronics GGW-H20L Black Dual Layer BD-RE Writer/HD DVD-ROM = $230

 = 1150 bucks


Whoa now I fully outperform a PS3 for just nearly thrice the price, awesome!



Funny how console kiddies always pick the most expensive parts.  Newsflash:  Your PS360 isn't that powerful.  This is all you need:


Processor Intel Pentium E5200 $75.99
Motherboard Asus P5QL-E $106.49
Memory 2GB Kingston DDR2-800 $28.99
Graphics Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 $109.99
Storage Western Digital Caviar SE16 640GB $69.99
Samsung SH-S223Q $27.99
Audio Integrated $0
Enclosure Antec NSK 4480B w/380W PSU $69.99

Total Buy this complete system at Newegg. $489.43

$90 extra for a PC (which you need anyway) that dominates a PS3's graphics?  GTA IV with a real view distance?  Silky smooth Bioshock?  Fallout 3 with no slowdown?  Crysis on high settings?  Yes, please.



Don't forget the Blu-Ray reader (PS3 doesn't write BRs so the comparison is with a BR reader)...

My gaming rig is one of the reasons i don't need a 360 (the other one is my friend's 360)... If the game comes out simultaneously on PC and consoles, i get it on PC almost everytime... I have to think about late releases like Devil May Cry, GTAIV and another ones...

BTW, my rig runs Crysis smoothly on high, but i hate that this game is so badly coded, so every time i get a chance to mock Crysis i'd do it, it's a really cool game and i can play it smoothly, but it's an insult to my career...