"Xbox 360 and PS3 real-world performance disappointing"

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 29 2005 @ 23:52 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AnandTech today reveals some interesting details regarding the upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 console. They spoke with several game developers and come to the conclusions that both consoles are marketed to be much more powerful than they actually are. And it also seems that the real world performance if these consoles is nowhere near what it was supposed to be.. But AnandTech is quite optimistic about the GPUs.
Speaking under conditions of anonymity with real world game developers who have had first hand experience writing code for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 hardware (and dev kits where applicable), we asked them for nothing more than their brutal honesty. What did they think of these new consoles? Are they really outfitted with the PC-eclipsing performance we’ve been lead to believe they have? The answer is actually quite frequently found in history; as with anything, you get what you pay for.
Read more at AnandTech

Update: It seems like AnandTech deleted this article.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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