GC graphics will NEVER be better than Wii's, it is not possible

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#1 Posted by hockeyruler12 (8115 posts) -
If you guys have forgotten, the Wii is backwards compatible with EVERY SINGLE GameCube game, so you cant make threads saying that GC has better graphics
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#2 Posted by poopinloop32 (4949 posts) -
the GC has better graphics
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#4 Posted by hockeyruler12 (8115 posts) -
the GC has better graphicspoopinloop32

flamebait...
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#5 Posted by Viviath (2795 posts) -
If you guys have forgotten, the Wii is backwards compatible with EVERY SINGLE GameCube game, so you cant make threads saying that GC has better graphics
hockeyruler12
You actually have a great point that no one has ever brought up before. :D good post. ATM though GC has better graphics than Wii, but Wii has better graphical capabilities than GC.
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#6 Posted by SpruceCaboose (24589 posts) -
    Anyone who said the Wiis graphics were worse than the GC is either a fanboy, or very poorly informed anyway. The Wii is basically a modified GC with slighly more power, so its more powerful, but not hugely so.
    That said, the Wii is amazing.
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#7 Posted by hockeyruler12 (8115 posts) -
[QUOTE="hockeyruler12"]If you guys have forgotten, the Wii is backwards compatible with EVERY SINGLE GameCube game, so you cant make threads saying that GC has better graphics
Viviath
You actually have a great point that no one has ever brought up before. :D good post. ATM though GC has better graphics than Wii, but Wii has better graphical capabilities than GC.


exactly
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#8 Posted by ThreEve69 (223 posts) -
has nintendo ever shown the specs of both systems?
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#9 Posted by hockeyruler12 (8115 posts) -
has nintendo ever shown the specs of both systems?ThreEve69

nope, not for the Wii anyways
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#10 Posted by iceberg_shorty (1843 posts) -
It doesn't matter the fact that wii the GC's predecessor, doesn't have one game that proves it's graphics are more superior at this point is pathetic.  5 years in development and the damn thing has yet to surpass Star Wars: RS2 graphics, which was a GC launch title in 2001.  No excuse!!!
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#11 Posted by t2wave (3258 posts) -
has nintendo ever shown the specs of both systems?ThreEve69
The GC yes. They haven't offically (unless I missed the memo) released the Wiis specs yet. All we got to go by are from...you know I never did figure out where those other specs came from. Might someone know?
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#13 Posted by hockeyruler12 (8115 posts) -
It doesn't matter the fact that wii the GC's predecessor, doesn't have one game that proves it's graphics are more superior at this point is pathetic. 5 years in development and the damn thing has yet to surpass Star Wars: RS2 graphics, which was a GC launch title in 2001. No excuse!!! iceberg_shorty

well the launch Wii games were running on modified GC devkits, so they look similar to GC graphics

Sonic was the first true Wii game


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#14 Posted by bman784 (6755 posts) -
While the "GC has better graphics" statement is obvious fanboyism, the Wii still has a lot to prove if people are making claims that it's more powerful than the original Xbox. If I saw something akin to the quality of SC: Chaos Theory or Chronicles of Riddick on the Wii, I'd be a believer, but so far I'm quite underwhelmed.
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#15 Posted by -Reggaeton- (2392 posts) -
[QUOTE="ThreEve69"]has nintendo ever shown the specs of both systems?hockeyruler12

nope, not for the Wii anyways



I bet the wii i just an updated cube with a motion sensing in it. It would explain why they havent showed the specs and why the games looks 100% identical to cube games or worse.
Nintendo has become greedy with the ds and just wants to make as much $$$$ as they can without cost and its bad for gaming.
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#16 Posted by Ontain (25501 posts) -
While the "GC has better graphics" statement is obvious fanboyism, the Wii still has a lot to prove if people are making claims that it's more powerful than the original Xbox. If I saw something akin to the quality of SC: Chaos Theory or Chronicles of Riddick on the Wii, I'd be a believer, but so far I'm quite underwhelmed.bman784
for those type of games we're going to have to rely on 3rd party. (like RE4) because while nintendo can do wonderful graphics on their system they don't do realistic looking graphics so it's really hard to compare.
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#17 Posted by t2wave (3258 posts) -
[QUOTE="t2wave"][QUOTE="ThreEve69"]has nintendo ever shown the specs of both systems?Jandurin
The GC yes. They haven't offically (unless I missed the memo) released the Wiis specs yet. All we got to go by are from...you know I never did figure out where those other specs came from. Might someone know?

IGN, I think...

Oh, wonder where they got them. :P
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#18 Posted by hockeyruler12 (8115 posts) -
[QUOTE="bman784"]While the "GC has better graphics" statement is obvious fanboyism, the Wii still has a lot to prove if people are making claims that it's more powerful than the original Xbox. If I saw something akin to the quality of SC: Chaos Theory or Chronicles of Riddick on the Wii, I'd be a believer, but so far I'm quite underwhelmed.Ontain
for those type of games we're going to have to rely on 3rd party. (like RE4) because while nintendo can do wonderful graphics on their system they don't do realistic looking graphics so it's really hard to compare.


good points
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#19 Posted by HappySunnGuy (1265 posts) -
well, it doesnt really matter. the fact is, that 3 wii games are coming out this year that the xbox would explode trying to run: SMG, MP3, and SSBB. (those are the only 3 i can think of ATM... feel free to expand my list)
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#20 Posted by SpruceCaboose (24589 posts) -
Wii Specs
    People do take the systems apart to see what makes them tick, just because Nintendo does not say does not mean they aren't known.
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#21 Posted by SpruceCaboose (24589 posts) -
For ease of use...
Comparison:

CPU
Gamecube: 485MHz custom CPU
Xbox: 733 MHz chip crafted by Intel
Wii: IBM Broadway 729MHz

GPU
Gamecube: 162MHz custom graphics processor
Xbox: 233 - 250 MHz custom chip developed by Microsoft and nVIDIA (Sources vary)
Wii: ATI Hollywood 243MHz

System Memory (RAM)
Gamecube: 40MB
Xbox: 64 MB
Wii: 88MB

Maximum Resolution
Gamecube: 480i
Xbox: 1080i
Wii: 480p
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#22 Posted by JustAGamer01 (568 posts) -

    Anyone who said the Wiis graphics were worse than the GC is either a fanboy, or very poorly informed anyway. The Wii is basically a modified GC with slighly more power, so its more powerful, but not hugely so.
    That said, the Wii is amazing.
SpruceCaboose

You should do more research before stating that the wii is a "slightly" more powerful cube.. when its know that the wii's graphics card is 3x bigger so it aint over clocked, and the wii is WAY more powerful then u or the haters think its not..

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#23 Posted by SpruceCaboose (24589 posts) -

[QUOTE="SpruceCaboose"] Anyone who said the Wiis graphics were worse than the GC is either a fanboy, or very poorly informed anyway. The Wii is basically a modified GC with slighly more power, so its more powerful, but not hugely so.
That said, the Wii is amazing.
JustAGamer01

You should do more research before stating that the wii is a "slightly" more powerful cube.. when its know that the wii's graphics card is 3x bigger so it aint over clocked, and the wii is WAY more powerful then u or the haters think its not..


    First, a 243 MHz GPU (Graphics Card as you put it) is no where near three times as powerful or fast as a 162 MHz GPU, and both systems have 3 Mbs of memory devoted to texture/shader buffers.
    I never said it was an overclocked GameCube. It would be roughly on par with the original Xbox. You need to do some research before you claim how its "way more powerful" than I think. I know exactly how powerful it is.
    There is a reason Nintendo never released specs. Its not a powerhouse. It was never meant to be. Its about accessability, not graphical power.
    And what part of me saying the Wii is amazing sounded like I was "hating" on the Wii anyway?