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...