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    Default Gamespot article: PC for the price of console that beats current gen consoles

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    Case Fractal Core 1000 $39.99 Newegg
    PSU EVGA 100-W1-500-KR 500W $44.99 Newegg
    GPU PowerColor AX7850 2GBD5-DH Radeon HD 7850 (open box item) $107.00 Newegg
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    Storage Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB $50.95 Amazon
    OS Windows 8 $70.00 eBay
    Key/Mouse V7 Standard PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Combo $10.19 Amazon
    Subtotal $520.61
    Sales Tax $45.55
    Total $566.16


    Assassin's Creed IV 1080p, Ultra, AA 42
    Battlefield 4 1080p, High, AA 72
    Battlefield 4 1080p, Ultra, MSAA 42
    Thief 1080p, Ultra, AA 87
    Titanfall 1080p, Very High, AA 60


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    GPU EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2 GB $154.99 Newegg
    RAM Team Elite 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333 $39.99 Newegg
    Storage Western Digital Blue 500 GB 7200 RPM 16MB $54.99 Newegg
    OS Windows 8.1 64-Bit $99.99 Newegg
    Key/Mouse Rosewill PS/2 Wired $12.98 Newegg
    Subtotal $509.91
    Sales Tax $38.24
    Total $548.15


    Assassin's Creed IV 1080p, High, FXAA 40
    Battlefield 4 1080p, High, 2x MSAA 50
    Thief 1080p, High, FXAA 55
    Titanfall 1080p, High, No AA 50


    *Prices are international(read USA) market price


    P. S. : Damn, copy-pasting from a website is fun.
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    Kono dorkar chilo ei shob post korar ? Emni ajaira flame war hoi PC vs Console nia tar upor eigula dile aro hobe. Requesting mods to remove this thread. @CvP @dipanzan @minitt


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    As of this moment, yes, the rigs can output acceptable fps. But 6-7 years down the line? Nope. That's why comparing them (pc v/s console) is absurd a waste of time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawkill View Post
    Kono dorkar chilo ei shob post korar ? Emni ajaira flame war hoi PC vs Console nia tar upor eigula dile aro hobe. Requesting mods to remove this thread. @CvP @dipanzan @minitt
    I see no reason for a flame war. This is an article from a respectable website, with numbers as backup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shawon0418 View Post
    I see no reason for a flame war. This is an article from a respectable website, with numbers as backup.
    Doesn't matter what respectable site it was from this is BG, things are different here. And even in those respectable site flame wars happens because of crappy articles like this.


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    first one from amazon, which takes tax about 7-10% in around 23 major states of USA including NewYork ,Texas , California
    2nd one is out of stock

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sybaris Ceaser View Post
    As of this moment, yes, the rigs can output acceptable fps. But 6-7 years down the line? Nope. That's why comparing them (pc v/s console) is absurd a waste of time.
    I doubt current gen consoles will last 6-7 years. They already can't give 60 [email protected] for many titles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mohiuddin View Post
    first one from amazon, which takes tax about 7-10% in around 23 major states of USA including NewYork ,Texas , California
    2nd one is out of stock
    Its just the cheapest models they could throw. And they considered the highest price of consoles rather than the lowest(which will be ~350$ with bundled games).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawkill View Post
    Kono dorkar chilo ei shob post korar ? Emni ajaira flame war hoi PC vs Console nia tar upor eigula dile aro hobe. Requesting mods to remove this thread. @CvP @dipanzan @minitt
    why can't we have discussions or arguments like a grown up individual?

    If some of us still can't then it's because they haven't matured enough to accept/consider other's view/opinion & in that case they shouldn't even participate in such thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawkill View Post
    Kono dorkar chilo ei shob post korar ? Emni ajaira flame war hoi PC vs Console nia tar upor eigula dile aro hobe. Requesting mods to remove this thread. @CvP @dipanzan @minitt
    Nothing wrong with this article or PC vs Console "flame" wars as long as you keep it civil.
    The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.
    Please do not PM me for support. You will NOT get a reply. Post in the relevant forum section.

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    Quote Originally Posted by minitt View Post
    why can't we have discussions or arguments like a grown up individual?

    If some of us still can't then it's because they haven't matured enough to accept/consider other's view/opinion & in that case they shouldn't even participate in such thread.
    Problem is immature people are the ones that start these flame wars. I am not saying the OP posted a bad article, but now console-fanboys (edited) ruin threads like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CvP View Post
    Nothing wrong with this article or PC vs Console "flame" wars as long as you keep it civil.
    Eventually people lose it and flames wars take a turn for the worse.
    Last edited by minitt; December 28th, 2014 at 00:40.


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    You know you're stretching when quoting official prices, you have to resort to ebay and open box items lol. Price of PS4 is no longer $400 and $500. You can get both around $350 (without Kinect) everyday. Let's say Kinect is $100, that's still $450 max with a free game or two (varies). If they want to quote MSRP for consoles, then they should do the same for the components.

    With that aside, G2130 for 1080p gaming? 50FPS in BF4 is SP only. The 2nd PC isn't even adequate for CSGO. The user reviews for both motherboards are quite bad, most complaints are about DoA. I'll ignore the out of stock status as it was probably in stock when the article was written.

    It should be clear by now that anyone with a console budget for a gaming PC will be better off with a console. In BD you get free windows and free games, that is different from the traditional markets these are for.

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    ^^2nd PC is kinda weak. It sucks in multi threaded games. After seeing DAI performance in dual core I won't recommend anyone to buy pentium. Seems like a lot more games in coming years will use multiple cores.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aayman View Post
    that is different from the traditional markets these are for.
    damn pirates :v

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taher furious View Post
    damn pirates :v
    I actually approve of the piracy in BD, they need to do proper local pricing like they do for Russia. After that if piracy still persists, then I'll acknowledge it as a major problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aayman View Post
    I actually approve of the piracy in BD, they need to do proper local pricing like they do for Russia. After that if piracy still persists, then I'll acknowledge it as a major problem.

    question- steam regional game gifting is blocked now.
    1. but if someone let a russian friend to log into his steam account and buy him some games, then get his account back, will those games work?

    2. if 1. is yes, any chance steam might ban his steam account for cheating lord gaben or something?

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    anyone with those budgets will be way better off with consoles .......

    http://www.amazon.com/Xbox-One-Assas...w%2FAssassins+.

    Although black friday is gone, with $50 amazon credit, the cost of that xbox one comes to $300 before tax right now ...... Plus you are also getting free AC Unity game (granted it is a broken game) ..... so that makes xbox one price around $260 ........ I can never imagine a $260 pc playing all the latest and upcoming games ......

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    There are $100 xBox One coupon codes, being sold on eBay for $14. Not sure if they work but the reviews claim they do. Add in the $40 price for the game and it comes down to a sweet $224 for a new generation console.

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    xbox ta free diya dilei to hoi .......... :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by minitt View Post
    xbox ta free diya dilei to hoi .......... :/
    aita sara sony re dhorte parto na ..... bad luck to sony because they couldnt offer price cuts like Microsoft did since they are nearly bankrupt .....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Franklin View Post
    There are $100 xBox One coupon codes, being sold on eBay for $14. Not sure if they work but the reviews claim they do. Add in the $40 price for the game and it comes down to a sweet $224 for a new generation console.
    wow... so cheap

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