Hardwarepal: Have you ever thought how much money you spend if you're a gamer ? We take it a step further with next generation consoles like the Xbox One and Ps4 and test them against having a similar spec Gaming Pc
A PC is definitely better for the long run for one you will be able to play last gen,this gen,and next gen pc games without needing 3 seperate systems,also with the exception of Nintendo's systems,consoles tend to have short lifespans,i wentbthrough 3 PS3s last gen,but a well taken care of pc will outlast a console.PC actually has many many many advantages over consoles.
It's pretty simple really. PC for the long run. Console for the short.
There is no competition pc wins hands down.
If you have the initial cost then yes of course, but honestly consoles are so much more convenient and with ps+ and others following suite shortly they too offer great gaming deals.
I think they both have advantages. I'm fortunately enough to have a gaming PC and my PS4 is already paid for, so I won't be missing out on too much.
With those two what will you be missing out? I think you have everything cover lol
Would you get an xbox one controller for your pc or wait to see if you could game with your ps4 pad on pc?
Never actually tried a controller on my PC. I mainly use it for RTS and online FPS.
PC. In the short and long run.
Next gen Consoles are not cheaper once you factor in the $50/60 a year you need to pay to play online, and before someone mentions the "free" ps+ games, have a look at the Humble Origin Bundle and past humble bundles to see what games pc gamers get for almost nothing
The PC I built months ago really should have no problem running any of the multi-plats of this coming generation. I can easily Ultra anything that any of the top engines are doing. You get better multi-plat support and PCs exclusives for the coming years. Sometime down the road, you grab the consoles for their respective exclusives, considering they are enough to warrant the purchase. I say PC for the long run. Console will always win out in the short run because of the price. PC will always win out in the long run over support and overall game costs.
consoles r better. i would of comment earlier but was busy signing my petition for division n grand theft.
I don't particular care about petitions anymore. I feel they have lost their meaning. A couple of years back it's a good thing because you want those stuff for the PC so ask through the appropriate channels. Now...I see the petitions are corrupted by the devs. The devs are telling us to beg for it instead of us voluntarily do so. Why don't just they make a PC version out of their kindness? They already took the PC's X86 architecture for their consoles. Before we were like Oliver Twist begging for that extra little bowl of sludge because we want to and hopefully they'll give us out of the kindness of their hearts. Now the devs are waving a piece of juicy meat in front of us and want us to do tricks to get it like dogs. Petition was our way of asking for stuff. Now petitions are the devs' way to get free PR.
The ones that I buy will be best for me, PS4 and PC.
Long Run? PC easily.
Gaming PC due to upgrade possibilities. Heck, it will support both the DS4 and XB1 controller as well as a mouse and keyboard for gaming. That in itself, is a win.
it wont support the most important feature the exclusive games
PC has more exclusive games than any other platform.
Let me know what console I can buy that can play all the exclusive games
As the others already mentioned, the PC has tons of exclusives of its own. And people tend to overhype exclusives. Sure, there are some damn good exclusives, but the vast majority of games are multiplatform games. And my favorite platform will always be the platform that is best for the vast majority of games, not the platform that might have 2 more exclusives than another platform. I own a PC, PS3 and 360 this generation and I can honestly say that 95% of the games I wanted to play were on my PC. I basically spent $500 for my PS3 and $400 for my 360 just to play a handful of exclusives. There are maybe a dozen exclusives on the PS3 and something like 8 exclusives on the 360 that I enjoy.
I'm a console guy but I do recognize the many benefits of owning a gaming pc, mods being the best one.
For me it's the power, The multiplats look the best, and run the best...
PC and it's not even close. The best games/graphics/price in the long run. Only thing you miss is a couple generic shooters and tomb raider clones. Plenty of both on PC.
You guys havent heard of three monitor gaming @ 5760x1080 resolution. :)
You all are forgetting something, you people say graphics do not matter... i half agree, good visuals makes you totally immerse into gaming world, laptops are portable gaming stations that can play games like BF3 on Ultra and BF4 i think on high ranging from 30 to 60+ fps on some expensive laptops and also it gives freedom of choice for those who cannot afford expensive laptops then can buy it cheaper for fewer fps, it helps me a lot when i play during long flight transits or when i travel i can take it in my bag, and the best thing i like about PC game that i can use the same device for my studies, social networking, surfing the web, watching movies and playing games. and screen size do not really matter as it will seem as big as a TV as you sit near laptop all times while you sit on average of 2 meters away from TV. So those who have the cash "i myself worked my ass off for my laptop", i suggest you buy PC first as it can be more useful and fun at the same time. OH!, and i almost forgot....i love it when me and all my friends gather in same room and play co-op or multiplayer, much more fun as we share the laughs and the angers than sitting alone in my room just shouting in the mic, which you can only do easily on PC's.
Well if you are going to spend a huge amount of money on a PC, obviously that one, but for $400-$500 A console would be better... I am getting a PS4 and a $3000 gaming PC... THe PC will out preform the PS4, but the ease of use and exclusives make me want to spend $400 on the PS4...
You've already failed if your spending $3000 on a gaming pc.
I would like to know how I failed... My specs are amazing... CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Storage: Samsung 840 Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive GPU Video Card: PNY GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card That will be amazing for years to come... And I rounded up, after getting all that, plus the rest of the computer, the monitor, a new mic and headphones, crazy mouse and keyboard, and a new desk and bed... It still all costs $2932.41... I hardly see that as a fail...
Because I built that almost exact build for $1500....last year. Instead of having 780, had the 680, but near meaningless upgrade until the 800-series come around. So ya, you didn't shop around very well at all. Only way I can see how your blow that much money, is maybe your not building it yourself and are having some website built it. Try newegg.com.
just look at THE LAST OF US for a 7 year old console and judge which is better in the long run
just look at THE LAST OF US for a 7 year old console and judge which one is better in the long run ooooooops double post!!!!!!
IN Order 1.PS4 2.PC 1000.Xbox One
I'm playing at 1600p resolution on Ultra on my PC RIGHT NOW! your looking at fake PS4 pictures and wont be able to actually play on one until November and when November does roll around every thing in the PS4 will be OLD tech including the GDDR5 Ram and AMD APU Meanwhile my current PC will smoke a PS4 to ashes then roll those ashes up and smoke them some more. ....oh and don't say ONE word about PS4 Exclusives when Titanfall is ONLY available on XB1 and PC! YES the PS4 will produce some great games and good times but it only plays games while my PC does SO MUCH MORE! in order 1. PC 2. I can careless unless it's a multitaking machine
PS4 has wayyy better Games!!!
Long and Short Run = PC I know people who have bought 3 or 4 PS3/360 cause of RROD/YLOD or they wanted the slim version Now they gotta shell out $400 to $500 for a new system Meanwhile every time I upgrade my GPU/CPu I sell the Old ones therefore I only end up paying HALF PRICE or lower for the new stuff and then my PC pays for itself anyway cause it can do ALL kinds of COOL NON-GAMING related task. But anyway if you enjoy console games go buy a XB1/PS4 but if you want the Ultimate Gaming Experience and Enjoy PC games then go build a PC. PC Gaming is different from Console gaming just like people who like Mudding want trucks while Speed Demons want Sport Cars. 2 Different worlds my friends.
You guys are crazy late lol. Part of this article is false. Actually most of it is. The Xbox one System Memory Bandwidth is faster than the PS4. The esRam serves as a buffer reducer. Xbox development team found a way to use spare processing cycle "holes", that boosted it to 133gb/s and when you add its speed plus the ram its 200gb/s. Also I personally think that Kinect is great for what I will be doing when xbox hits the shelves. play games watch tv and be updated on my fantasy score. it also saves me time by just saying a channel or program name and it goes to it instead of loading up Cablevision's horribly slow IO menu and guide or if I try to search for a program. For PC gaming, well lol. Good luck defending pc. That is super hard to keep upgrading. If you misplace a screw or dont update your bios your screwed. and if you manually try to do the upgrades yourself alot of people screw up since you actually have to disemble you entire computer also putting it out of warranty if you have one. All in all, I think xbox is a better choice. So far they have better exclusives, way better online experience with Live, better controller, kinect included which people should give a try before stabbing it,and better bandwidth. Remember you get what you pay for. Everyone talking about $399 is cheaper than $499, so obvious but shelling out 400 plus tax isnt easy and I dont see how saving a extraa 100 for something thats better is harder when we have plenty of time left. Just sell your 360 or ps3.
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