PSP vs. PS2 Graphics Comparison (56k Warning)

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#1 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -

Which system has better graphics? Sony PSP or the Sony PS2?

DAXTER PSP:

JAK 3 PS2:

LEGO STAR WARS II PSP:

LEGO STAR WARS II PS2:

RIDGE RACER 2 PSP:

RIDGE RACER PS2:

GRAND THEFT AUTO: VICE CITY STORIES PSP:

GRAND THEFT AUTO: VICE CITY STORIES PS2:

Which system looks better? PSP or PS2?

#2 Posted by web966 (11656 posts) -
PS2......
#3 Posted by Wasdie (50640 posts) -
The PSP has amazing graphics for a handheld. Also a beautiful picture resolution. A lot of PSP games look better than earlier PS2 games, but overall the PS2 has better graphics.
#4 Posted by supersaiyan039 (927 posts) -
PSP looks better definitley but was i playing such an ugly game called gta vice city
#5 Posted by jonny2x4 (555 posts) -

Not using pictures of Portable Ops is a huge failure.

#6 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -
i think the PS2 looks slightly better because of the anti-aliasing. the psp has jaggies everywhere.
#7 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -

Not using pictures of Portable Ops is a huge failure.

jonny2x4

sorry

#8 Posted by Eponique (17859 posts) -
PS2......web966
#9 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -
ps2.. but barely. if psp could do anti-aliasing, then i would choose psp.
#10 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -
hi im dumb.
#11 Posted by Sir-Marwin105 (3785 posts) -
The PS2 is much better than the PS2.
#12 Posted by distrbdslipsoad (17458 posts) -

based on those games, it's pretty neck and neck.

but PS2 in general wins..

#13 Posted by Eponique (17859 posts) -

The PS2 is much better than the PS2.Sir-Marwin105

I find them 100% equal.

#14 Posted by catlin_czirr (2545 posts) -
Way to choose some of the ugliest PS2 games vs. some of the best looking PSP games, why not compare Daxter to a game like Shadow of the colosus, or Final Fantasy X or XII? Or Metal Gear Solid 2 or 3? Or San Andreas? This thread fails.
#15 Posted by MoldOnHold (11760 posts) -
PSP is good and all, but PS2 still owns ATM.
#16 Posted by MoldOnHold (11760 posts) -
The PS2 is much better than the PS2.Sir-Marwin105
Well sure, I mean they ARE the same thing.
#17 Posted by distrbdslipsoad (17458 posts) -

[QUOTE="Sir-Marwin105"]The PS2 is much better than the PS2.Eponique

I find them 100% equal.

:lol:

#18 Posted by dracolich666 (4426 posts) -

ps2.. but barely. if psp could do anti-aliasing, then i would choose psp.Rikusaki

Um PS2 never had anti-aliasing, even xbox didnt. :lol:

#19 Posted by catlin_czirr (2545 posts) -

Better comparison They are preety close, but PS2 is obviously superior, but then again it should be.

PS2

PSP

PS2

PSP

PS2

PSP

PS2

PSP

PS2

PSP

#20 Posted by a_ratchet_fan (2207 posts) -

Way to choose some of the ugliest PS2 games vs. some of the best looking PSP games, why not compare Daxter to a game like Shadow of the colosus, or Final Fantasy X or XII? Or Metal Gear Solid 2 or 3? Or San Andreas? This thread fails.catlin_czirr

He chose the games that are from either

a) the same franchises

b)similar genres.

If you're comparing Daxter to SoTC, you might as well compare it to Gran Turismo; they are NOT the same type of game.

And BTW, you missed a couple of other good screen comparisons. Here's some more:

Wipeout Pure:

Wipeout Fusion (PS2):

Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (PSP):

Syphon Fitler: The Omega Strain (PS2)

And BTW, nearly all of the jaggies go away on the PSP's screen when you play it.

#21 Posted by catlin_czirr (2545 posts) -

"He chose the games that are from either a) the same franchises b)similar genres."

Look at my comparison post and shut up.

#22 Posted by GamerForca (7106 posts) -
Here we go again... PSP fans trying to make the system out to be a lot better than it is... PS2 has better graphics, period.
#23 Posted by DrCoCoPiMp (4088 posts) -

hi im dumb.Rikusaki

Hello

#24 Posted by a_ratchet_fan (2207 posts) -

"He chose the games that are from either a) the same franchises b)similar genres."

Look at my comparison post and shut up.

catlin_czirr

Wow... thank you for using the absolute worst PSP screens you could find. For one thing, R&C looks far, far better than that screen you posted. Here's a real screen...

And besides, it's been said in countless reviews that GTA: VCS looks better than Vice City and almost as good as San Andreas. As for Killzone vs. Coded Arms, a launch game... get real. And GoW: CoO, Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow and FFVII: Crisis Core pwn all of the PS2 games you've used anyways.

#25 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -
wow. nice comparison shots guys!
#26 Posted by cyprus646 (4070 posts) -
The psp clearly has better graphics because it has better graphics then the wii and the wii has double the graphical power of the gamecube wich was more powerful then the ps2. You see my logic is flawless :roll:
#27 Posted by Rhys555 (2156 posts) -

Ps2 has the edge, but what you should be making threads about is how psp, a handheld, compares to a normal console...

#28 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -
yeah and the psp cpu is set at 222 while the ps2 is at 297
#29 Posted by a_ratchet_fan (2207 posts) -

The psp clearly has better graphics because it has better graphics then the wii and the wii has double the graphical power of the gamecube wich was more powerful then the ps2. You see my logic is flawless :roll:cyprus646

LOL

Yeah, those PSP>Wii threads were just... ignorant. However, some of those Wii games were just... horrible. Far Cry Instincts anyone?

#30 Posted by a_ratchet_fan (2207 posts) -

yeah and the psp cpu is set at 222 while the ps2 is at 297Rikusaki

Wrong! In the 3.50 FW update, Sony has finally unlocked all 333 MHZ of the PSP's CPU.

#31 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -

[QUOTE="Rikusaki"]yeah and the psp cpu is set at 222 while the ps2 is at 297a_ratchet_fan

Wrong! In the 3.50 FW update, Sony has finally unlocked all 333 MHZ of the PSP's CPU.

okay! jeez im sorry!

#32 Posted by a_ratchet_fan (2207 posts) -
[QUOTE="a_ratchet_fan"]

[QUOTE="Rikusaki"]yeah and the psp cpu is set at 222 while the ps2 is at 297Rikusaki

Wrong! In the 3.50 FW update, Sony has finally unlocked all 333 MHZ of the PSP's CPU.

okay! jeez im sorry!

Oh LOL I wasn't trying to attack you, I was just making a statement. Sorry if I came off that way.

#33 Posted by SaintBlaze (7736 posts) -
PS2 hands down.
#34 Posted by Dr_Neptune (510 posts) -
they look about the same there... but games like RE4 and god of war bring the ps2 out on top.
#35 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -

LOL look at this guys!

PSP vs. Wii: An Alien Syndrome graphics battle

#36 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -

they look about the same there... but games like RE4 and god of war bring the ps2 out on top.Dr_Neptune

are you sure?

PSP:

PS2:

they look pretty close!!

#37 Posted by Marka1700 (7500 posts) -
[QUOTE="a_ratchet_fan"]

[QUOTE="Rikusaki"]yeah and the psp cpu is set at 222 while the ps2 is at 297Rikusaki

Wrong! In the 3.50 FW update, Sony has finally unlocked all 333 MHZ of the PSP's CPU.

okay! jeez im sorry!

MHZ isn't the all might number that makes an absolute determination on a CPU's performance, there is no one number that does this. For all we know 299MHZ PS2 Chips could outperform a 360Mhz PSP chip.

#38 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -
[QUOTE="Rikusaki"][QUOTE="a_ratchet_fan"]

[QUOTE="Rikusaki"]yeah and the psp cpu is set at 222 while the ps2 is at 297Marka1700

Wrong! In the 3.50 FW update, Sony has finally unlocked all 333 MHZ of the PSP's CPU.

okay! jeez im sorry!

MHZ isn't the all might number that makes an absolute determination on a CPU's performance, there is no one number that does this. For all we know 299MHZ PS2 Chips could outperform a 360Mhz PSP chip.

but the PSP has a 90nm MIPS R4000! its supposed top be better than the PS2 chip!

and plus the PSP crunches throug 35 million polygons per second!

#39 Posted by Redfingers (4510 posts) -

Amazing comparison. For all intensive purposes, they're the same. PSP looks amazing: indisputable. PSP is comparable to PS2: indisputable.

PSP, in some cases, even looks BETTER than PS2: indisputable.

PS2, in some cases, still maintains a serious edge over PSP: indisputable.

If you notice, for instance, in the OP, in the Star Wars LEGO images, the PSP has slightly crisper visuals, however it is jaggier, the reflection on the floor is absent, and the textures are lower quality. The PS2 version looks better in most ways, overall.

However, with the introduction of the 333MHz PSP, we should be fine and dandy (firmware update). I think the PSP could finally step ahead. Still, that leaves all the early titles at a disadvantage and, of course, it's still running at a lower resolution.

God of War is a step in the right damn direction, though. Wow!

#40 Posted by -Rail_Man- (1508 posts) -

The PS2 is much better than the PS2.Sir-Marwin105

umm...okay :|

#41 Posted by catlin_czirr (2545 posts) -
Ok whatever who cares about graphics, are they ever gonna make it where it doesn't take 5 min to load a game?
#42 Posted by -Rail_Man- (1508 posts) -
With the new upgrade the games are just gonna look better. And with the the new psp they are going to load faster to.
#43 Posted by Rikusaki (16365 posts) -
With the new upgrade the games are just gonna look better. And with the the new psp they are going to load faster to.-Rail_Man-

yep!
#44 Posted by NobuoMusicMaker (6628 posts) -
I think the point is... PSP looks as great or close to a console. I like it.
#45 Posted by thetombradyhate (8136 posts) -

The PS2 is much better than the PS2.Sir-Marwin105

LOL!

#46 Posted by distrbdslipsoad (17458 posts) -

I think the point is... PSP looks as great or close to a console. I like it.NobuoMusicMaker

eh, not really.

it has great graphics for a portable, but saying it looks identical to a PS2 is stetching it.

#47 Posted by NobuoMusicMaker (6628 posts) -

[QUOTE="NobuoMusicMaker"]I think the point is... PSP looks as great or close to a console. I like it.distrbdslipsoad

eh, not really.

it has great graphics for a portable, but saying it looks identical to a PS2 is stetching it.

Depends on the development. GoW on PSP looks to be very comparable to the PS2 version.

#48 Posted by littleman1992 (1727 posts) -

Wow you fail to compare GTA, BOTH OF THE GTA's ON THE PSP WERE PORTS TO THE PS2.

So therefore it will have the same exact graphics.

#49 Posted by distrbdslipsoad (17458 posts) -
[QUOTE="distrbdslipsoad"]

[QUOTE="NobuoMusicMaker"]I think the point is... PSP looks as great or close to a console. I like it.NobuoMusicMaker

eh, not really.

it has great graphics for a portable, but saying it looks identical to a PS2 is stetching it.

Depends on the development. GoW on PSP looks to be very comparable to the PS2 version.

true, there are a few games that look as top notch as they do on the PS2. though if we switch to the grand scheme of things, there is no question with which one is superior.