I have seen this posted multiple times by some people on this board. It's like people don't remember the start of last gen, at all... Or they were too young as the gen was long...lol
: Xbox 360 and PS3 were more powerful than gaming pc's of 2006-7.
Those 7th gen consoles were much weaker than the PC. Anyone who says otherwise has lost their memory, or wasn't there to begin with.
- PC games have been able to run 1080p before last gen even started. (I was playing COD2, at 1920x1200 back in 2006, the 360 didn't come close to the system).
- It could never handle games like complex strategy games or anything that required lots of RAM.... the 256-512mb ram was a small limit. PCs had at least 1gb at the time, but usually 2gb was not uncommon.
- Gpu - ranged from 7800-8800 series in 2006. Had way more processing power than 360 or PS3. I remember playng Oblivion modded to hell, with high res textures and res, why the consoles struggled to get low resolution textures at 720p.
Bottom line - the Consoles were never more powerful than the PC ever... PC is an open platform and will always, always be ahead of the curve. Just because the Xenos and Cell had multiple cores does not mean they were stronger than pc.
So people who bad mouth gen 8 consoles saying that they are weak compared to last gen systems at the same time of launch, just stop. They aren't weak. Infact the playing field is much more leveled now than it was last gen.
Do you remember playing 64 player batttlefield 4 on consoles last gen? No? It wasn't possible. most games besides mag and resistance 1/2 (which had subpar gfx in multiplayer), could not play with that number of players. The fact that the PS4 is able to play at near the same capacity at launch says a lot! Is it more powerful than the PC now....hell no, and anyone saying it is, is just as delusional as the people saying that gen7 systems were stronger than pc the.