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DroidKnight said:
JRPGfan said:

I wonder what a game for a quantum computer would even look like.

From what I understand, on or off states, with a quantum computer is more like Sometimes on, sometimes not, sometimes both, sometimes neither....
And that allows it to run many differnt branches at the same time, to problem solve. 
Which is supposedly great for math problems that take forever to calculate, or breaking incryptions.

However I doubt that sort of funktion, would have any benefits on gameing.

However no, it cant do "quantum gameing" because its just regular old x86 binary cpu in there :)
(which is probably a million times better for gameing anyways)

I began quantum gaming decades ago in the future while reminiscing the present.

Your trying to make fun of what I said? By assumeing things will change, and thus whats true for now, might not be so forever?

Yes I agree, maybe sometime 50years from now, quantum computers really are faster than x86 cpu at everything.
They wont require to be frozen down to like near absolute zero, to lock in place these particles
(though how they will controll these particales otherwise.. is a big question mark).

Maybe they can "self calibrate" or something, and thus are made commercial grade, even for gameing consoles.
And wont take hours too boot up, and be ready to use.

Liquid Helium is used by alot of these machines to cool the chip down, to achieve super conductivity.
Imagine buying a console the size of a freezer, and if you move it/bump it or just slight touches, you need to recalibrate it.
If you shut it down or lose power, it ll take hours to again check the state of these qubits and particles, before you can use it.

How would such a device be a good idea (currently) for a console? it wouldnt.
That was all my post ment.

We should be thankfull its not a quantum computer because currently it doesnt make any sense to use such for a gameing machine.

Last edited by JRPGfan - on 22 January 2020

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Mr Puggsly said:
What is the large rectangle port on the back? Is that for a memory card or something?

Also, where is the Kinect port?

According to Thurrot’s sources, the large rectangular port is for a diagnostic tool and will not be on the retail version.

No Kinect port or HDMI-In for tv passthrough. Those seem to be 2 features that will die with XB1 since barely anybody used them.



The back panel seems to be easily removable, hope that makes it into the final design as it would make upgrading to a larger SSD much easier. The 1 TB SSD it will likely come with is not going to hold many games with next-gen file sizes.



Only one HDMI port? They removed that feature? Damnit.
The console needs polish, looks too bland. Needs some sort of pattern wrapped around the mid of the console.

Last edited by Azzanation - on 22 January 2020

SpokenTruth said:
Hynad said:

Says who?

People who appreciate high quality consumer electronics design aesthetics.

I never thought of that when I brought my PC tower. I just wanted something good for ventilation.



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Kinda hard to tell, but doesn't look like there's any fan at the base where the PSU is. So one big fan at the top sucking air in and blowing it down and out of those exhaust holes at the rear? They wouldn't pull air in through the PSU from the base first would they? It's always been through the console and heat sinks first and then past the PSU before the hot air exits. You don't really want hot PSU air being used to cool the APU heat sink.



I hear rumours that this will be able to run Windows 10 and boot up in PC mode. If this is true I'm interested in the console (I have always had Macs).

This also consolidates the shape of the console in my mind, as I know would be treating it like a PC tower. Plugging it into a monitor on a desk would not be a problem for me.



Fallawful said:
I hear rumours that this will be able to run Windows 10 and boot up in PC mode. If this is true I'm interested in the console (I have always had Macs).

This also consolidates the shape of the console in my mind, as I know would be treating it like a PC tower. Plugging it into a monitor on a desk would not be a problem for me.

Now that would be interesting, nice HTPC or even gaming PC for some people.



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shikamaru317 said:
Mr Puggsly said:
What is the large rectangle port on the back? Is that for a memory card or something?

Also, where is the Kinect port?

According to Thurrot’s sources, the large rectangular port is for a diagnostic tool and will not be on the retail version.

No Kinect port or HDMI-In for tv passthrough. Those seem to be 2 features that will die with XB1 since barely anybody used them.

Kinect was already gone since One S. No surprises here. The another feature being gone is IR receiver and that’s actually the most useful one IMO. It makes my Xbox one media remote incompatible with Series X.

shikamaru317 said:

The back panel seems to be easily removable, hope that makes it into the final design as it would make upgrading to a larger SSD much easier. The 1 TB SSD it will likely come with is not going to hold many games with next-gen file sizes.

Yeah, this have to be the case. Sony had another advantage this gen with easily replaceable drive, MS should follow.

Fallawful said:
I hear rumours that this will be able to run Windows 10 and boot up in PC mode. If this is true I'm interested in the console (I have always had Macs).

This also consolidates the shape of the console in my mind, as I know would be treating it like a PC tower. Plugging it into a monitor on a desk would not be a problem for me.

This won’t happen. MS stated numerous of times they are in the business of selling software, not selling hardware. If there actually is some windows mode, it will have lots of limitations. Like only apps from MS Store for example. No win32 support etc.



 

EricHiggin said:
Kinda hard to tell, but doesn't look like there's any fan at the base where the PSU is. So one big fan at the top sucking air in and blowing it down and out of those exhaust holes at the rear? They wouldn't pull air in through the PSU from the base first would they? It's always been through the console and heat sinks first and then past the PSU before the hot air exits. You don't really want hot PSU air being used to cool the APU heat sink.

The way I see it, the air will come in from the bottom intakes and leave from the top. After all, hot air goes up, and using the top fan to draw air inside would go against it, making it less efficient.

To avoid the use of warm/hot air to cool the APU, it's possible to use one of the air intakes for the PSU, with the warm air going then into the console, while the other intake goes straight in to the console to cool the APU and other components, and then mixing with the air coming fom the PSU and leaving from the top.



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