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Submitted by BrunoM 448d ago | rumor

The PlayStation 4 Has A New Controller, Fancy User Accounts And Impressive Specs (So Far)

Kotaku: Last March, we gave you an early look at how the PlayStation 4—code-named Orbis—was shaping up. Nearly a year later, we're about to bring you a clearer, more timely update, including new technical specs and information on an upgrade to Sony's traditional controller design. (Next-Gen, Sony, Tech)

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BrunoM   448d ago | Bad language | show | Replies(4)
Root  +   448d ago
"Sony seems to be implementing a design similar to that of the PSVita’s by including a capacitative touch-screen to the back of the controller"

....I don't know how I feel about that

The reason I could put up with it in the PSV was because I thought to myself it's a handheld, this is best substitute for back triggers. However this is a controler, I don't want to rely on a touch screen to do something on screen, especialy if it's at the back. Unless it has R1/L1 AND R2/L2 triggers aswell as the touchscreen at the back

Keep it simple Sony you don't have to change it. Hope this isn't true
BrunoM  +   448d ago
Agree if the case I that try would not have an actual R2 L2 triggers but I think they will be there and they will add the back touch pad ..

Maybe if for nothing else to add "option to the Devs"
blackbeld  +   448d ago
"PS4 development kits—model # DVKT-KS000K—as of January 2013. As you'll see, some things have changed since earlier kits became available in March 2012."

System Memory: 8GB
Video Memory: 2.2 GB
CPU: 4x Dual-Core AMD64 "Bulldozer" (so, 8x cores)
GPU: AMD R10xx
Ports: 4x USB 3.0, 2x Ethernet
Drive: Blu-Ray
HDD: 160GB
Audio Output: HDMI & Optical, 2.0, 5.1 & 7.1 channels

Wow.... I hope the consumer console will be close like the devKID.
Bladesfist  +   448d ago
The 8 core bulldozers are really power hungry and have some of the worst performance per watt. I have one at the moment and according to CPU Boss it consumes up to 230w. It would have to have a huge underclock to make it possible on a console.
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jimbobwahey  +   448d ago
This is yet another rumor article that in all likelihood is completely false. People should know better than to trust articles like these, especially when they're posted on sites such as Kotaku which have absolutely zero journalistic integrity or credibility.

This article is purely fishing for hits, and it's a shame to see so many people here actually being suckered in by it. If any of the information in this article ends up being true, it will purely be the result of coincidence and luck, nothing more.

Also for anybody wondering about the specs that they claim are true, development kits are always more powerful than their retail counterparts. Therefore if those are the supposed specifications of an Orbis development kit, the actual console itself will most definitely not have as much memory etc.
FrightfulActions  +   447d ago
Speaking of the R2 and L2 buttons I hope the new controller ditches the curved inward style. I'm hoping they adopt something similar to what the accessory "PS3 Real Triggers" are.

I remember back in the PS2 days L2 and R2 were always default aim and shoot buttons. Now due to the weird design that is prone to slipping fingers, most games have that switched.
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shackdaddy  +   447d ago
Don't know why Bladesfist got disagreed. Bulldozers are complete trash. I hope PS4 doesn't have it...
hakis86  +   447d ago
Why 2 ethernet ports?

Can't think of a single device that has use for more than one (except routers, modems, etc of course).
Red_Orange_Juice  +   447d ago
^^^ have you ever been in dev studio, have you worked on a video game, it's a DEVKIT, if its there - they need it
Tvensky  +   447d ago
for me, most important part for next console is it to be powerful and easy to use (it must be faster in every way) if there is a new controller and with touch screen then it again will be slow in a way... we all know that buttons are much faster and easyer to use than touch screen...

Sony have to make it right! at least make many way's to do things, then I will be happy.... some may like touch screen, some buttons! think twice!
Bolts  +   447d ago
Bulldozer is a garbage CPU. It's the reason why AMD stock prices are in the condition they're in right now. Seriously if Sony is coming to market with specs like this then they better make damn sure they beat MS on the release date because there is nothing enticing about this console at all.

4K gaming will totally crush this so called nextgen box.
dboyc310  +   448d ago
Don't see why it bothers you that it will be there. Knowing Sony they won't FORCE you to use it. They always tend to offer the option to utilize the gimmicky features or stick with the simple navigation . Better having it than not having it right.
Root  +   448d ago
I'm bothered because we don't know if it will remove the R2/L2 triggers

If it does then I'll be bothered

If it doesn't then I won't be
BrunoM  +   448d ago
Root I see what u mean but from what you read they are keeping the DS3 as is ...

In my mind they will make it bigger in size and add the back touch pad and an option to the Devs to add to their game and even Sony to interact with te ps4 Orbis os ..

But if I had to put money down I would bet Sony Keeps the ps4/Orbis controler as much as like the DS3 as they can adding 3 to 4 new things like the touchpad,sharebutoms for twits pics what ever and 1 or 2 new additions
Ju  +   447d ago
Nobody said anything of removing the L2/R2 triggers. I understood that they add a touch control pad. This could be great; not only for games but for apps to navigate, like browser, Netflix or what ever.

This makes it an entertainment center not just a console. Me likes. I'm surprised nobody did that earlier.
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iamnsuperman  +   448d ago
"I'm bothered because we don't know if it will remove the R2/L2 triggers"

They will not remove the R2/L2 triggers
AzaziL  +   448d ago
Better not, I'm liking the rear touchpad idea but they should never be used for quick touches that frequently tend to not get registered on existing touch devices.
MasterCornholio  +   448d ago
They need to improve the triggers though. Thats really my only issue with the DS3.
Riderz1337  +   448d ago
The touch screen on the back will prove most useful in FPS games. You could use it to knife or jump and it would allow you to never move your hands away from the analog stick which would then not delay your aiming.
BitbyDeath  +   448d ago
I'd rather a back touchpad over a front touchpad.
At least the back one won't be a plastic screen. It should just still feel like a normal controller.
Ju  +   447d ago
Don't like it on the back. I don't even like it on the Vita. No game really uses it in a smart way and if I press it in the wrong moment because my hands are to big and rest on the back. Should be front touch because it interferes less with the other inputs on the controller.
ABizzel1  +   448d ago
@Root

I don't think it really matters. If it doesn't work within the game, then developers will simply not use it. I'm sure you'll have a couple of games force it on us at launch, but I don't see it becoming something standard.

Look at the Vita, the front touch is fine when it used right, but the only game to use the back screen well IMO is ModNation Racers and that's for building maps. LBP does a decent job of pushing objects out of the background, but more often than not you miss the object simply, because you can't get an exact visual of where your fingers need to be when using the back of a controller.

If they do add a touch pad then it should be on the front of the controller, but there's really no space for it, unless they make a bigger controller. Maybe they can move the Select, Start, and PS button to the bottom of the controller (below the thumbsticks), and that entire middle section can become a 2" - 3" touchpad / touchscreen. That would work. And while they're at it fix the L2 and R2 triggers.

What would be better IMO is to add a memory card into the controller (1GB), and allow use to use the touch screen to download save files, screenshots, gameplay videos, etc... to our controllers so we can share them when we go over a friends house. That's how you innovate a controller.

The thing I hope doesn't happen is games begin to take full advantage of the touchscreen and become tap the screen to win like in Marvel vs. Capcom for the Vita.
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Ju  +   447d ago
Sharing wouldn't be necessary if everything is saved to the cloud and especially with the new multi user login support (which I would imagine requires to be online on any console; not just your own to, for example, sync trophies at your friends house). I find if that's streamlined, that's quite an awesome feature.

And I fully agree with the rear touch assessment (see my comment above).
KwietStorm  +   448d ago
But why do you suggest relying on it? It could be a great (optional) ADDITION to what's on the face of the controller. Its so much easier to multitask in a game on PC because of the placement of keys, button mapping, or just the sheer amount of extra toggles. I can't believe we're about to go into the 8th generation, and we still don't have the option to map buttons how we want. Just one example of how this is hindered on consoles is in Battlefield 3. Spotting enemies requires you to take one of your thumbs off the sticks. Arming/disarming an M-Com while trying to aim and shoot and the same time is a headache. I think this approach would open up some things for console input without drastically altering what we're used to.
onyoursistersback  +   448d ago
If they ever add a screen to the controller, I hope they only use it for reading messages sent to you. And a fast way to go to the ps3 menu, other then that....I hope I has little to do with gameplay. I want my eyes on the tv.
1nsomniac  +   448d ago
What a strange thing to say, of course it has L2/R2,it says its the same config with an added rear touch & also the pad itself clicks in for an extra button. Why wouldnt it have L2/R2?
Root  +   448d ago
Yeah I know that

I was just saying with things changing I wouldn't WANT them to remove it in the end.
Crazyglues  +   448d ago
OMG! OMG! OMG... if these system spec's are to be believed, the PS4 is going to be a Monster... Wow

OMG!... This is better spec's then my wildest dreams..

Can you picture what the Games will look like... Oh my god.. with these specs -Unreal 4's engine is going to have no problem running..

This is going to be the most amazing Gaming year ever... I almost passed out, just thinking about what GT6 is going to look like on PS4...

OMG......!

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GoldPunch-TR  +   448d ago
I agree with you totally.
Walker  +   447d ago
OMG......!
Conzul  +   447d ago
So say we all!
That will be the new PS4 Slogan.. PS4 - OMG!
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DragonKnight  +   447d ago
Don't believe anything Kraptaku has to say about Sony. Since they've been blacklisted by Sony after the Home situation, anything and everything they have to say is almost certainly a load of B.S. that no one should pay attention to. Especially since they've had a grudge against Sony since the Home situation.
isarai  +   447d ago
It's nice to have it as an option like the sixaxis. I could see it being used for some pretty neat stuff like puzzles, lock picking, safe cracking, zooming in(binoculars/scopes), etc. however if it comes at the cost of having very expensive controllers i think i may want it left out
porkChop  +   447d ago
It has all 4 shoulder buttons still, the touchpad is just an addition. It's a good idea I think, more buttons/controls allow for more complex games.
infamousinfolite  +   447d ago
I don't think it will be the focal point of a game like the six axis controller function is for the ps3 in MGS4 where the function is used for side things like when you call up rose or to heighten the camera module on the Mk 2. It'll be up to developers to figure out how they'll have the players use that function.
Cam977  +   447d ago
I despise the Vita's rear touch pad. You can't see where your finger is and it puts the user in awkward positions that make it easy to accidentally drop the Vita. Get rid of it, Sony!

That is literally the only problem I have with the Vita!
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THC CELL  +   447d ago
Or is it that u.are useless, I will love the back touch works well when I play lbp.. Also do u look at the buttons on the front too
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TAURUS-555  +   447d ago
everythings looks so sweet and powerful.

the only thing im worried about is the new controller, we sony fans like simple things, tbh i dont give a shit about touchscreen.
a08andan  +   448d ago
If anyone is worried about the small hard-drive size, don't be. With the next generation of Blu-Ray players inside the ps4 you wont need to install almost anything. The content can just be streamed I think ^^ The Blu-Ray in the ps3 is too slow for it do to it as the ps4 will be able to :)
The_Infected  +   448d ago
You mean the 160g hard drive in the development kit that they clearly stated would likely be much larger since these are just dev kits?
a08andan  +   448d ago
I read the article before commenting so yeah I mean that one. :P But my point still stands. Even if there is a bundle with "only" 160 Gb hard-drive, it will be enough. Probably :)
The_Infected  +   448d ago
^ yea I'd say 160gb hard drive is ok but kinda small for next gen. It's according how much streaming "Gaikai" will be going on and who will and want be able to stream games. Either wall we will have choices which is great:)
FlyingFoxy  +   448d ago
as a PC gamer, installing to HDD/SSD is better than constantly reading from a disc.. it's also great because it shows we don't really need Bluray discs for games.

PC games are just compressed, then unpacked to the drive ready to play where they are much bigger negating the need for Bluray.

if consoles just had tidy sized hdd's (with maybe an ssd to compliment it with fast speeds) then there would be no need to have a Bluray drive in the first place except maybe to watch movies.
Arksine  +   448d ago
Many PS3 games have uncompressed 7.1 audio and their FMVs are encoded at a much higher bitrate.

I game on a PC and love me some Steam games. But most FMVs have artifacts, and the audio isn't quite as good. Is there a real "need" for bluray games? No, but it does add to the experience.

It would also be nice to have the option for full or partial installations, but not necessarily the need to do so. If you compress data on disc then you eliminate the option.
SmokingMonkey  +   448d ago
Ni No Kuni is DL on PSN

...it

...only

...does

...everything
Kur0  +   447d ago
"negating the need for Blu-ray" A lot of PC games come on 2 DVD discs+ now...
nukeitall  +   447d ago
I vastly prefer installing a game, than running it of a disc for three reasons:

a) wear and tear on the optical disc drive

b) speed. loading off hard drive is faster than optical disc

c) noise
AznGaara  +   448d ago
Or just spent $50 on a 500gb hard drive. I'm assuming Sony will keep with the standard 2.5" laptop hard drives that you can just pop in and format.
sway_z  +   448d ago
Awesome....I'm anticipating purchasing 2 awesome consoles in the near future!!

...Wii U is not one of them Lulz

*When did 160GB's become small??
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ABizzel1  +   448d ago
It was small for the PS3 with all the data installs and PS+ easily eating 250GB HDD.

However, with faster Blu Ray drive speeds, 160GB shouldn't be as big of a problem going forward with the PS4.
DarkHeroZX  +   448d ago
idk, 250gig should be the minimum standard. I had 700 gigs but used up 500 gigs just on all the digital titles I've bought.
dboyman  +   447d ago
I'm now glad got that 1TB WD Scorpio Blue HDD for my PS3 during that boxing day special... If PS4 same way get another 1 TB HDD if on special...
Drainage  +   447d ago
so you will be buying 2 of the same console lmao
celticlonewolf  +   448d ago
The hard drive is probably small because this is the dev kit which doesnt need a large hard drive but does have extra memory over the retail version
Hicken  +   448d ago
Keep it up, Kotaku....
nevin1  +   448d ago
Not sure I 100% know what they really mean by your account linking in with a controller.
JoGam  +   448d ago
like the idea. That is the solution to the game being registered to one acct thing.
BitbyDeath  +   447d ago
I'd assume it means when you turn a controller on it automatically asks which account you want it assigned to.

Lists all current accounts + guest.
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BitbyDeath  +   448d ago
The added detail about accounts make this seem a bit more credible. Hope that happens as it sounds brilliant. It's about time devs have to stop coding for it each time and just make it standard.
Lvl_up_gamer  +   448d ago
The 360 was able to do this from day 1.

Nice to see Sony catching up again.
one2thr  +   448d ago
The linking accounts to the controller or multiple acount log-in's?

From what i understand, the linking accounts thingy is a new feature to any console, and also that some PS3 games have a multi account log-in feature....

Just saying, and I neither agreed or disagreed with your provided statement...
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JoGam  +   448d ago
Xbox 360 does not link accounts to a controller. Stop being a fanboy.
solidjun5  +   447d ago
"Stop being a fanboy."

It's a bit impossible with him.
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Outside_ofthe_Box  +   447d ago
Okay, now I get it. You're just someone with an agenda.
hazardman  +   447d ago
not being a fanboy but....
When I read the article I thougt the same thing. It something the xbox already does. I'm not here as a fanboy as I have both systems but when one user is sign on xbox another user account can play with you and aquire achievements with you and play online aswell. So it difinetley not a new thing like some you suggested. Disagree if you will but if you have an xbox with multiple accounts you can try this for yourself.
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BitbyDeath  +   447d ago
@hazardman,

PS3 does that too but this is about the method of how it's performed which is better.
Cueil  +   447d ago
Microsoft has done this from DAY 1... there is nothing fancy about the idea... When you log into your system connect another controller hit the xbox button and sign into your account... it's your account and it's not bound to the system that's part of the reason the first Xbox 360s had the memory cards for people who would go to their friends house and wanted to bring their profile with them.
Sevir  +   448d ago
For a Dev Kit that's sounding pretty beastly. There is Smoke off in the distance! Sony needs to hurry up and put the flame out! Announce the damn thing already!
Npugz7  +   448d ago
Does anyone know if the PS4 will be using DX11 or not?
patriotZero  +   448d ago
PS4 doesn't use Dx
Lvl_up_gamer  +   448d ago
Only the New Xbox will be using DX11
Daves  +   447d ago
To the idiots that disagreed with you.

Orbis is going to have DX11 features, in the form of OpenGL, which is the open source equivalent of DX.
Conzul  +   447d ago
Nah it'll be using OpenGL.

Looks just as good, and can arguably run faster if extra effort is put in at that level by developers. OpenGL also tends to have features sooner than DirectX - like for instance, it had tessellation much longer than DX did. I think it also gets a more incremental update scheme than does DX
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GameSpawn  +   447d ago
I'm surprise to see how no one pointed out DX must be licensed from Microsoft. Yeah more reason to why Sony would use OpenGL or at least an in house slightly proprietarized (yeah I kinda made that word up) version of OpenGL.

For as much proprietary stuff Sony uses, they tend to embrace as much if not more open source stuff as open source tends to have more active development and no licensing headaches versus licensing products and software from outside sources like Microsoft. It doesn't help they're also a direct competitor, so again DX on PS4 heck no. Although wouldn't it be a cruel twist of fate to see Microsoft forced into incorporating a BluRay drive into the next Xbox.
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Bolts  +   447d ago
Why would it be a cruel twist of fate if the next Xbox have a Bluray drive? It's not like this technology is something exclusive to Sony products. Now a day Bluray is just about as common as bar of soap.
GameSpawn  +   446d ago
Bolts, Sony was one of the key players in the research and development of BluRay discs and is one of nine major founders of the BluRay Disc Foundation (the board that controls the standard and its further development). Other big players were Panasonic and TDK. Hell if it wasn't for TDK's "tough coat" technology BluRay discs would still be in cartridges that essentially made them GIANT UMDs (the format the PSP used, just bigger).
Image of the orignal BD before "tough coat":
http://upload.wikimedia.org...

Microsoft NEVER bought into BR-media and backed the DVD consortium's HD-DVD starndard, which of course eventually failed due to (1) Microsoft not going "all-in" by incorprating the HD-DVD drive into their Xbox, much like Sony did the BluRay drive for the PS3 and (2) Sony's motion picture company (Sony Pictures, formerly Columbia-Tristar; they also obtained MGM's distribution rights) is one of the BIGGEST studios in the industry and has a lot of sway into convincing their competing studios to buy into the same format that they intend using (Sony bringing Warner Bros off the fence and over to BluRay is what sealed the format war).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
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EffectO  +   448d ago
Worst thing about Vita shoehorned into PS4 controller.That would be typical for Sony.
SmokingMonkey  +   448d ago
I like the rear touch pad, seems like a logical enhancement to the controller.

Next time you have a controller/gamepad in your hands, notice how your extra fingers naturally touch that back area.
scott182  +   447d ago
I love sony, but why does everything have to have a touch screen now?? Don't screw with the duelshock!!
one2thr  +   448d ago
I'd like them to implement the modular interface design of the PSVita onto the new PlayStation controller, I for one think it looks cool...
Good_Guy_Jamal  +   448d ago
Multiple users logged in at the same time. You mean like the 360 has had since day one?
I've never understood this omission in the PS3. I can connect 8 controllers to my ps3 but only 1 user profile at a time.
On 360 I can only connect 4 controllers but ALL 4 can have different user profiles loaded. This is awesome when playing Fifa with friends because everybody's win/lose ratio is affected post match.
mayberry  +   447d ago
I play splitscreen boarderlands alot. Have to log in to two different PSN accounts to do it everytime.
BitbyDeath  +   447d ago
Yep, devs have to integrate it.
LBP is also configured for this but not every game.
mayberry  +   447d ago
I also do the same on LBP.
NewVegasTroop  +   447d ago
scott pilgrim vs the world has multi login too, oh and resistance 2 also has it.
fourOeightshark  +   447d ago
Uncharted 3 has it too.
listenkids  +   447d ago
That awesome feature where you sign in on a friends console, finish legendary halo 3 1000g, log in at home and get no credit. It's perfect.
MegadethAndy  +   447d ago
What you don't mention is each user must have a paid live account to play online, unless you are logged in as a guest.
Good_Guy_Jamal  +   447d ago
Why would 4 guys playing against each other need to go online for?
TheGamerDood  +   448d ago
They have info on Devkit specs nothing more.
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tommygunzII  +   448d ago
Why would we need 2x Ethernet?

"We've learned there's a headphone jack on the front of the console, but it's unclear whether that's just for dev kits or is an intended feature of the final retail console."
I'm guessing that is just for dev kit, we stopped needing headphone jacks years ago.
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ExCest  +   447d ago
For more internet.

Who says headphone jacks are worthless?
tommygunzII  +   447d ago
Bluetooth does :)
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Cueil  +   447d ago
people who think crappy BT is good enough for high quality audio...
ElectricKaibutsu  +   447d ago
Just like the headphone jack, the article also says that the 2x ethernet ports will just be for the dev kits
Thepcz  +   448d ago
so in short, they are copying the wiiu
who would have thought
DarkHeroZX  +   448d ago
sorry but the wii U copied the vita......
DarkBlood  +   447d ago
sorry but thats not true either
kayoss  +   447d ago
Why is the ps4 copying wiiU?? Contoller have a touch pad not a touch screen if I read the article correctly. Innovation is the motivator for forward progress. You take an existing product and improve on it. I don't see what's wrong with it. Atari came out... Nintendo copied Atari with new tech... Sony release ps1 but added their innovation... Etc...
Sarobi  +   448d ago
While Specs and new controller design are always interesting to hear about.. I can't wait to see what they do for the network side of this thing
MrBeatdown  +   447d ago
Same here.

A lot of stuff was added to the PS3 over the years, and some things like cross-game chat couldn't be added because of hardware limitations. I'm curious to see what they can do when they can design the hardware around the features they want, instead of the other way around, like it has been with the PS3.
DivineAssault  +   448d ago
as long as dual shocks can still be used & the touch screens have l2 r2 triggers, im fine.. What i DONT want it to have to grip the new controller with the CLAW finger position.. We will see, they arent stupid & wont make something that isnt comfortable.. Nice specs & i cant wait to see it
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lfclee  +   448d ago
I will wait for the entire official release of the spec's !
GoldPunch-TR  +   448d ago
Why it have 2x ethernet?
PirateThom  +   447d ago
Maybe for linking consoles or to allow it to connect directly to a media server.
YourFlyness  +   447d ago
Only on Dev Kits same with the headphone jack
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GoldPunch-TR  +   447d ago
Xbox 720 killer!
BlindMango  +   447d ago
I love when people don't read the article and are talking about why they think the hard-drive is small.
Prodigy-X  +   447d ago
Sounds Awesome
Daves  +   447d ago
So R10xx mentioned is Southern Islands class GPU.

My question is which, big difference between:

7970 (PassMark G3D Mark 4944)$379
7950
7770
7750 (PassMark G3D Mark 1586) $89.99

Just curious.
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Cueil  +   447d ago
379 is SRP... first of all they are building it all in mass quanities and they are not going to be needing a lot of the extra stuff required for a PCI-E 3.0 card since it'll be just the chip and memory most likely in APU format
susanto1228  +   447d ago
PS4 seems to getting more expensive as details come out..while I have 2 PS3's and love them very much I will
hold judgement until I have one in my hands..

PS3 was hyped just as much and well...we know that went.
So far all the promises of the PSvita or most of them have been
disappointing to say the least....I'll wait till it's finally out scared about the price tho
2pacalypsenow  +   447d ago
OOO usb 3.0 :-) but only 160 gb? hopefully its removable again also if its gonna look like that WOW .. Also 2 Ethernet ports? i highly doubt that ps3 was supposed to have that too but was scrapped
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Daves  +   447d ago
no need for more than 160GB FOR A DEV KIT... did you read the article?

Same with the Ethernet ports... DEV for link to PC.
TheKayle  +   447d ago
just devkit

everything wrong ddr3 ram type of ram cpu...

maybe just the target point ..is correct in some way
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Convas  +   447d ago
This is a freaking devkit. I can't believe people are salivating over something other than the retail build.

OI.
jaymart2k  +   447d ago
I very doubt AMD will be in both PS4 & Xbox 720

Both are rumored to be using a AMD 8 core processor chip.

There's no way Microsoft or Sony would not make a exclusive deal with AMD.

I'm sure one of the might come true but both, not a chance.
ufo8mycat  +   447d ago
Comment from that article by someone

"I know this is probably a mortal sin to admit outloud, and bigtime sony fans may scoff, but my only turnoff with the PS controller is...analog stick tension. Strange right? I always felt that the tension and pressure of the gamecube/xbox/360 controllers was nice and that the ones on PS family of controllers were just way too loose. I felt that this made it very hard for me to make precise changes in movement on them"

I don't know why theres people that say this. It's the other way around for me. The loose and larger dead zone ALLOWS for more precise movement.
scott182  +   447d ago
Agreed, I hope they leave it as is. If they messed with anything they could change up the R2 and L2 a bit. But it's all good for me.
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Qrphe  +   447d ago
The sticks of the PS3 are some of the most technologically advanced in consoles so yes they're more precise.
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