We compare the loading times on the 360, PS3, and on a 360 that doesn't have the game installed.
I wonder do the type of HDD you have in your PS3 make a difference .I have a SSD hybrid 500gb in mine.
yeah their a lot of videos out their that show ssd are faster but only few seconds not by much though.
what's an ssd hybrid? You have a 500 gig SSD in your PS3? It's like having a ferrari engine in a civic. Well, sort of.
http://www.youtube.com/watc... watch this video. a hybrid is as the name states- something between ssd and regular HDD. advantage is that better speeds than normal hdds and cheaper compared to ssd
thank you. marked as helpful.
Does a few seconds really Justify the HUGE! price difference between Regular HDD's and SSD's? just wondering
It tends to be games that only load slightly faster off SSDs. In a PC - the SSD makes a huge difference to everything else (and still helps for games). I think it is because games typically have to decompress the content, which causes a CPU bottleneck at some point.
Oh nooooo I have to wait a full 5 seconds more. Whatever will I do? The sky is falling.
Oh nooooo I have to wait a full 5 seconds more to change my disk. Whatever will I do? The sky is falling. I dont know why i said that I dont even own a 360 but i saw the irony :)
Difference is, I don't have to move my ass off the couch. If I wanted to get up when I was gaming, I'd own a Kinect. :)
Getting off the couch should never be something to complain about.
LOL, I would be ashamed to admit I was too f%$king lazy to get off my ass for 4 seconds.
@ you guys Here's a copy/paste from a reply I gave about this same topic: "If you want to turn it around and say "well people always bash multiple discs on x360" I'm going to tell you that you must've misunderstood the problem with multidiscs. Ill tell you. There are many games out there that devs will not put on multiple discs. Sportsgames for example or openworld like GTA. Those types of games are limited by the available space on DVD because they will not put them on multiple discs for obvious reasons. THAT'S the problem with x360 and it's DVD drive. That's what I've been telling atleast. On RPG or games like that multidisc is NO PROBLEM AT ALL. You'd have to be a fanboy to say so. Sure it might seem a little last gen with multidiscs but that does NOT limit certain games that they are multidisc. It's games like Tekken or SSF4 or racing games that get problems with multidisc." One of the best examples of this is Forza 3. It simply was not possible to fit it all on one DVD so they alienated the people without a HDD from he 100% experience. That's pretty bad in my books for a racer.
At least with 360 u get the choice of installing or not. And ps3 installs and updates take forever
when your xbox 360 sounds like a Boeing 747 when reading disks its not much of a choice but a requirement. And i wait months for a game a few minutes dont hurt
is the ps3 Deus Ex fully installed to HDD or only half installed?
hlaf installed i think it was 4gb so i would really hope the 360 installed would win everytime.
yea, only a partial instal. the ps3 doesn't have the option to do a full instal on a game.
If I remember correctly someone added a full install option for the game Bayonetta... I guess it depends if a full install actually helps. The disc is required nonetheless.
It is up to the developer, XGamer. Devs usually have a portion of the game installed and have some of the content read off the disk. So the largest bottleneck resources (textures) would be on the HDD and rarely accessed resources (cut scenes etc.) would be on the disk. They don't want to install the entire game because a lot of their customers might have tiny 40GB HDDs (or something).
Full install on UTIII.
nice, i hadn't heard that. to bad they all can't, you'd notice a difference, but thanks for the info guys.
Love the music that was playing. I'm sure I've seen longer load times this gen so not to bothered by that.
Forza 3 takes three times as long to load.
I'm pretty sure it's about the same. You've obviously never played it.
I obviously have an Xbox 360 with forza 3 limited collectors edition and even though I have it installed on the HDD it takes forever to load the races. Ok so I was wrong. I just timed the loading of Nurburgring Nordschliefe and it takes 32 seconds.
I got this game from gamefly & had both 360 & ps3 I really didnt care which one i got it for, after seeing the differences of loading are a differnce of 5 seconds or so it just further proves the point of who cares. Gamefly sent me the ps3 version so i guess ill be waiting an extra couple seconds. The only game ive seen that really sucked loading times 360/ps3 was bayonetta that game serisouly sucked, just hitting pause on the ps3 versoin was around 30 seconds wait time, that is insane!
I tried to Gamefly it, but they haven't revived my game I sent back yet. Guess the postman was taking his sweet time this week.
wow... now people even compare loading screens. Gaming, what happened to you?
irate, selfish & insecure fanboys happened
^^ What he said.
Yeah this is a little ridiculous. Its like 5 seconds better. Hopefully nobody uses this as an argument point as to why their console of choice is better haha.
Wow ! Those are some of the longest I have seen.
wow, people are actually falling for this trap?
Well as my PS3 died its 360 or bust. Still not as bad as Morrowwind lol
Morrowind took ages to load and crashed all the time >_< But it was still worth it.
Forgive me but I don't really see how this matters. Who gives a flying pig if one version has 5 second better load times, good grief.
Probably people who own both consoles.
But even in that case there would typically be way more important factors to consider than load times, at least when it is a paltry few seconds difference.
pointless comparison, the game is a fair game across both platforms i hate discussions like this
Load time is slow on both. The 4 sec difference is nothing to brag about.
Watching this loading screen video really gets me excited to get the game and see the loading screens for myself! I can't wait to use my own stopwatch to time how long the loading takes. I've never been this hyped before.
I'de rather wait 5-SECONDS extra on a Reliable Gaming Console than have it run on something that's very Unpredictable and Unstable. I mean... it beats having to ship it to Microsoft after having RROD happen to it. It's another 3 WEEKS for that!
PC with SSD wins. ;) Already preloaded on Steam and ready to play soon. :P
The 360 is faster because the game had to be fitted on a DVD format disc, so the quality is obviously lower and loads the lesser quality textures faster. But seriously guys...complaining about 5 seconds apart? /facepalm I wouldn't mind having it on either console so long as the game worked.
I would add to that the fact that xbox 360 installs the whole game to the HDD compared to ps3's Half Game, But seriously these loading time comparisons are kinda dumb you can barely notice 5 seconds
I for one am grateful when the differences are so small. If only every multiplat came down to a few seconds in various load times. Picking up the PS3 version tomorrow:)
What about loading times on a cfw ps3 when entire game is on hdd? I'm playing it on 360 with it installed and am happy with it. I also have pc version and I'll compare later.
No matter what system you own, if you want to play the game, i highly doubt a few seconds here or there would change anything. Same goes for disk swapping and mandatory intallations.
I'd agree in general although load times on Duke Nukem did my head in during particularly frustrating sections of the game
Well guys, the loading time looks almost the same with every version, there's no wonder 360 with a full install takes the lead with 4 seconds. But the problem is, I recall reading a review which mentions that the loading time could be an issue when you are to beat a difficult level, which means that if you keep dying, you'll be seeing that 25 second loading screen again and again. If it was one loading screen before the level and a quick respawn after you're dead, there wouldn't be an issue. The game, however, as far as I read, loads the level back again for 25 seconds every time you fail the mission, which I think might be irritating. I'm still waiting for the game to be released though, if you were able to get your hands on it feel free to reply and tell us whether it's an issue as stated in the review that I read.
For those asking for a pc comparison wouldn't that be hard when the loading times are likely to vary depending on your hardware. I have heard the pc load times are much better than consoles though so seems the pc version is the way to go (better graphics, quicker load times and cheaper. Probably mods too?)
What has gaming come to seriously.
And the box wins again!!!
Sorry what kind of gobshite would even care about trivial things such as this..... If this extra miniscule amount of seconds really makes that much of a difference to you, you must want to commit suicide with the nearest sharpened coffee stirrer in the queue at lunchtime.
comparing loading times? c'mon you can't be serious IGNorant. Get a good sense of critic.
Strange video to compare load times. Even stranger is that I clicked on it, and even more so, watched the whole thing. I am glad that the installed versions work faster than uninstalled, obviously, however, this is still REDICULOUS load times. I just hope i don't die a whole lot and have to wait so long to come back into action. I have a 360 so I am going to have the best load times out of the 3, but, this is like arguing over rotting steaks, who gets to chew it the fastest.. This load time is brutal as hell.. Don't get me wrong, I will buy this game for sure. I can't wait to play it.. but wow.. this is some serious loading.
huge difference having it installed on the 360 >.< luckily i install all the games i play. Sorry for the PS3 only users.
360 install is pretty impressive but does it truely matter? This isnt MGS4 on PS3!
Ok I know this is bs, because it didn't take that long for it to load up for me. My loads up pretty quick, heck so far the loading times seem like their really isn't any. In less I moving to a new mission, then it takes about 5sec.
All I would like to know is why this would important to any normal person?
IGNorant keeps going strong lol
Thank you whoever made this video. You could have just came out and said "The 360 has more ram, so it will load quicker". But no, you'd rather fuel fanboyism so your ego can get to "600" degrees on the "I have a stupid news story" meter. So with that said, I'll say this to clear things up. DUUUUUUUUUUUUHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH HHHHHHHHH. The 360 has more ram than the PS3, so it's GOING to load quicker. That's just the name of the game, the higher the number, the faster you go. So this whole video, and idea of making videos revolved around load times is FUCKING STUPID AS SHITTY FUCKING TITS YOU FUCKING CUNTS! U mad, bro? Yeah, I'm disgruntled. Thanks for asking.
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