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RE: PS4 likely to be announced today

i guess they have a fair point, they might as well keep the console back for E3 or one of the big gaming shows.. i think they just wanted to make a statement of intent that its coming this year... to at least america/japan... not insignificant that the show didnt kick off till 11pm uk time...

the only thing they didnt really specifiy is if it would output 4k but i imagine it will be, i wonder will it feature a drive that can read the higher capacity blu-rays?

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RE: PS4 likely to be announced today

micks_address wrote:
i guess they have a fair point, they might as well keep the console back for E3 or one of the big gaming shows.. i think they just wanted to make a statement of intent that its coming this year... to at least america/japan... not insignificant that the show didnt kick off till 11pm uk time... the only thing they didnt really specifiy is if it would output 4k but i imagine it will be, i wonder will it feature a drive that can read the higher capacity blu-rays?

 

My guess is that there is NO chance of it playing natively in 4K. And to be honest I reckon it would be pointless. It'll be native 1920p with high framerates and upscale to 4K maybe. As for the drive, I imagine it will play normal Blue Ray disks, as Sony AFAIK are planning to make 4K material a downloadable medium.

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RE: PS4 likely to be announced today

GDDR5 is basically just DDR3 with a few enhancements like a prefetch and enhanced memory interface to increase the available bandwidth (which is good for GPU), though at the expense of increased latency (which might be worse for CPU).

 

Makes it roughly comparable to a Radeon 7850/7870.

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Comparing any model of graphic cards with DDR3 and GDDR5 aboard there are improvements using GDDR5, though when taking a step to the next model it very rarely competes with its bigger brother so the improvement are good but not a major step.

Though none of us know how much memory is dedicated to the GPU and how much is to the Ram on either machine which i would only assume its a 50/50 affair

No one has considered the OS on either machine, this is a major factor on how the whole system is going to perform 

I`m not taking sides on either machine as i know just like any PC you can buy a monster of a PC and because of its pairing it is acually slower than a good mid range PC, though i am very interested in see what each consoles got and how its used 

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November 29th Smile

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Ps vita tv looks good,looks

Ps vita tv looks good,looks like you can play games in a second room streaming from ps4.
this could be a very handy add on if its reasonably priced.

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Like this

Like this advert.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/technology/playstation-4...
Not sure what year the Raleigh banana was current ,thought that was 80s.

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