Angie Santiago over at SpawnFirst covers Arstechnica's video comparing the boot times for the next gen consoles. Links in the article.
Wow ur ps4 is slow or somthing mine takes 5secs lol
that is a cold startup, not standby. No way your PS4 boots up from a cold start in 5 seconds.
Than he should've done a standby on the ps4 to be a fair comparison
Im pertty sure it doesi dont leave my stuff on to allow my bills to rise it takes my ps4 5secs to boot cold i can record a video to prove it to
@neocores - I would love to see your PS4 boot up in 5 seconds. Do me a favour, unplug the machine, plug it back in, and then turn it on. That's a cold boot. Every night when you turn your PS4 off by pressing the power button, the system doesn't actually turn off. I've seen countless videos of people turning on their machines, never seen it done in 5 seconds. Maybe you have a special PS4 then if yours can do that. Who knows.
Unless he's got an SSD fitted. It can be a lot quicker.
very true, an SSD can help. But I would still be surprised to see a cold boot in 5 seconds.
15-20 seconds tops cold start up for my ps4
Lol @ xboxone norm startup
Cold start to fully booted on my PS4. Around 10 seconds. Where he gets 29 sec. I don't know but something is not right.
Regardless this video is completely biased! First it makes it look as if PS4 doesn't have a quick boot. Then it wastes so much time scrolling through games on the PS4 where as on the Xbox the game is clicked as soon as the console boots, and lastly it compares the times in a way that makes it looks like the PS4 is slower. BS gaming news at its best. Rated down.
And so it begins.... we knew it was coming for the X1 and it's only just starting, lol.
The Xbox in the middle just takes a cat nap.
seriously, like what is it thinking about when it's taking that much time to start up, lol...
I thought it froze or something...
"like what is it thinking about when it's taking that much time to start up" It takes time to upload previously recorded surveillance data. Jk. Sort of. *X Files music*
my ps4 is quicker then that
Loading the video and starting my PS4 at the same time, and my PS4 on about 10 seconds faster.
Where's the PS4 standby? Your disagrees just show that this video was great. You're right, everyone who disagreed, this video should have had 4 cameras. It had 3: PS4 cold boot, xbone cold boot, and xbone standby boot. Again, Where's the PS4 standby? EDIT: See, it's stuff like this that makes NO sense. If you're going to do the video, DO IT RIGHT. If you're going to show the cold vs standby boots, SHOW BOTH. It's scientific method as I learned it in freaking 5th grade.
You might want to go back to the 5th grade because that has nothing to do with the scientific method.
Just tested my PS4 from cold start to fully booted around 10 seconds. Really fast in my opinion. Definitely not 29 seconds.lol
This is a terrible reflection of how to time a full startup from cold boot to game launch... The guy has to manually navigate around on both the ps4 and the xbox one to find the game to launch once the systems are on, adding about 5 more seconds to the whole ordeal. Regardless both systems don't take very long, and I don't see why anyone would complain about these results... even with the excess time added by this guys own fumbling around.
Strange that they wouldn't start the PS4 from standby too. I definitely experience a faster boot up. Strange comparison really. And it's just a link to a raw video. What is this?
credit URL to SpawnFirst covering the video's posting
PS4 from standby is only a few seconds no? I'm surprised it takes almost as long for the XB1 to startup from standby as it does the PS4 from a cold boot.
Where is the video of the PS4 coming out of a Standby "Quick" startup?
It was too quick to record I guess, lol.
Maybe because it's quick? Maybe they wanted to show cold start up the ps4 is fast and the Xbox one takes double that amount of time but not to worry because in stand by it'll load faster. Idk just a thought. Still good time for both systems considering what they're loading.
this site is so biased
I don't know why people doing this, this will ruin gaming. Just let xbone die.
Uh you stupid or something? if the XB1 dies then sony has no competition THEN gaming will die
Not True Nintendo will also be around.
Console gaming went on quite successfully for decades without Sony or MS in the picture. If one of them bows out, someone else will step in.
Nope.Someone else will step in and take their place.Literally any other company would be better then MS at this point.
@ Gordon.... Please tell me you really don't think the balance would remain with MS/Sony vs Nintendo. The gaming industry would not be where it's at today if all 3 weren't here. Sure someone else would step in but none of them can do what's been done so far or else they would be doing it as well.
All I know is that MS helped drive the PS3 forward last gen with every software update and for that I am glad they are in the gaming industry. Let them be just don't support them when they try to pull tricks on their consumers and they will have to do things our way... just like with their DRM 180!
I bet you threw a BBQ when the Dreamcast went out of commission.
I wouldn't say it's biased. Having the cold start up time of one console be close to the standby start up time of the other just makes the latter console look bad. It would be biased if the PS4 was cold booted and the Xbox was standby booted and they ended the comparison there.
Now I have seen it all! Fanboys crying as to what system boots faster. Guys please get some females in your life. Better yet, get a life! What's the big deal?
That the Xbox One takes a long time to boot and in the video they showed the standby time for the Xbox One but not the PS4. Thats all.
Thanks for letting me know. Is it really a big deal though? I feel the Internet has allowed people to put out very stupid things that is so trivia and we buy into it and have these kinds if discussions. We are gamers and we are enjoying so much right now so why give such things attention?
logically it is an unequal comparison. So even if illogical fanboys cry, as you put it, it still doesn't dismiss the issue.
this is spot on. just timed it myself and it is actually 29 seconds from either cold or standby for PS4. Sony has said that they plan to include suspend/resume for the system a la Vita in a future update which should make it even more instantaneous down the road. i assume this will also improve considerably for people who upgrade their HDDs to SSDs or SSHDs that cold boot for the xbox is definitely hurting. especially if I have to turn it on to start watching TV!!
@ipach I'll have to verify this when I get home but I find it very hard to believe PS4 takes almost 30 seconds to turn on from Standby mode.
Wasn't the XBONE supposed to turn on in one second after you say "Xbox on"? That's what I saw in the demo when the XBONE was announced.
The middle Xbox WOW bro what's up??
Fake, my PS4 takes 18.xx seconds to boot into the XMB menu and does NOT hang like this when booting up.
This must be the Bootup War...
This amazes me with secs nowadays lol. I remember when i was young and took ages to load amstrad cpc tapes. Some as much as hours. One experience with buggy boy we bought from boots. Because that game had a fault at the end of like 2 hours + and so didn't load. We took it to boots and the manager wanted to make sure it was faulty before exchanging. So we had to wait 2 hours+ just to prove it. And people are bothered about 10 secs...... lololololol
So... You want us to sit through that crap to 2 hours like in the 80's? What's your point?
Did i say i want you to sit for 2 hours? I mentioned through a personal experience of many years ago and how technology is so much more advanced. Just makes life easier to just get on with games straight away. My point is it's like making an issue over 10 secs? Seriously ain't going to harm anyone.
Well, but this is not about making an issue over 10 seconds, is it? We're comparing boot times for the sake of comparing, look around, almost no one is really making an issue, many even dismiss the few fanboys trying to make a big deal out of boot times... I just don't see what waiting for 2 hours or whatever in the past fits here. This is not about how long you CAN wait, I'm sure most people here would wait a whole day if they had to, just like we all used to when internet was slow as crap and you decided to download an play a game... tomorrow. What this really is about is how long you'll HAVE to wait (i.e. what are the current standards). You saying people are bothered about 10 seconds (which obviously most aren't) and comparing it to waiting 2 hours in the past make it sound like you want to imply we're spoiled kids which can't wait for nothing... When in fact we're comparing hardware performance, not personal forbearing.
Sorry if this is getting across wrong. Thats the problem when writing. It can get taken out of context. Just to clarify. Your not spoilt kids. I don't want nobody to wait 2 hours. Sorry for bringing up the past. Just the only way to show an example of leaps and bounds of technology. But sorry none the less for saying it. If i wanted to have a dig at someone in particular, i would have just replied to every person. If i'm asked to answer a question like now, obviously i have no choice. Im not sure what else to say as it just feels like this whole thing is making a mountain out of a molehill. Like i said, i don't reply unless replied to. Thanks
No hard feelings, it's just how it sounded to me, hence why I asked for your point... Now I re-readed the stuff I wrote it also sound needlessly agressive when it was never the intention, so I'm sorry if it sounded like that to you too. Internet hiccups I guess.
So what we should be comparing then is the PS4 and the Xbone in middle. PS4s standby mode beats the Xbone quick start on the right. Too bad Xbone I have again flawed this video. What a Xbone Joke!!!
just time my ps4 from stand by to xmb...26 seconds
We're comparing startup times? The gaming community today SUCK!
Timed my PS4 from cold start to fully booted around ten sec.
who cares? nobody's going to choose a console based on the start up time. Neither is ridiculous so non story.
Dam. You can order pizza while the Bone starts up. That thing is like going to DMV.
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