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Old 02-06-2008, 06:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,
I have been wondering... why would you spend so much money on a computer to play a game when a console (xbox 360, playstation, etc) could pump out better performance for much less money?
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Old 02-06-2008, 06:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Curious... Why not a console?

Because a console can't run other programs alongside the game.
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Old 02-06-2008, 06:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Curious... Why not a console?

Oh, not to mention the fact that upgrading a console is much harder if not impossible.

Oh, and there is a larger selection of games for PC's.

Oh, not to mention that downloading Games for PC's are/is much easier.

Modification of games settings and files are/is easier on PC's.

Must I go on?
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Because if i'm playing a console, i cant watch movies on my 42" tv. Plus, consoles dont run world of warcraft
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Old 02-06-2008, 06:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: Curious... Why not a console?

Yeah, thats the obvious one, isn't it!
Theres also the other (purely gaming) factors:
-larger game library
-cheaper games
-ease of mods, patches, etc. etc.
-Possibility of better performance


At the end of the day, if you don't know why you are spending 2x-4x as much for a PC over a console, then don't buy a PC!
It must be very rare for someone to want a PC solely for gaming. Everyone needs Email, word processing, work programmes, connectivity, file storage etc. etc.
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Default Re: Curious... Why not a console?

Consoles have mediocre framerates and crapola graphics.

no thanks.
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Controller... need I say more?

I'll stick to my keyboard and mouse.
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Can't download pr0n on a console either.
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Controller... need I say more?

I'll stick to my keyboard and mouse.
I have a controller for my PC...that's only for my NFS games tho.

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Can't download pr0n on a console either.
But you can play it back on a console if burned to a dvd (or modded to play files) xD.
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I told my son he could have a new video card or a x-box 360 this year

He choose the video card, he said coz he did not wanting his buds calling him a "console tard"!!!
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