Solved Next Gen Consoles vs PC Tags: Consoles next-generation Systems Last response: July 23, 2013 4:30 PM in Systems Share Sour Karma July 23, 2013 3:27:22 PM Quick question, i am building a PC for christmas and i was just want to know how it will fair against next gen consoles in the first couple of years. My Specs are : CPU - AMD FX-6300 GPU - AMD HD Radeon 7870 Direct CUII MOBO - Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 RAM - 8GB Corsair 1600Mhz HDD - 1Tb Western Digital Caviar Blue PSU - Corsair CXM 600W OS - Windows 7 HP SP1 More about : gen consoles Reply to Sour Karma Best solution KareemGT July 23, 2013 3:48:48 PM take the FX-8320 it's much better than the FX-6300 since it's 8 cores processor which means more future proof for future gaming , btw the next gen consoles are using 8 cores FX-8320 for 160$ , it's the best processor in the world for the price http://www.amazon.com/AMD-FX-8320-Eight-Core-Processor-... Reply to KareemGT dish_moose July 23, 2013 3:57:21 PM A 7870 blows the consoles away - and you guessed it - there are better gpus than that. -Bruce Reply to dish_moose Related resources This PC build vs Next-gen consoles - Forum Pc Gaming computer vs next gen consoles - Forum PC vs next gen consoles - Forum Next Gen Consoles vs PC? - Forum New pc vs next gen console - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Sour Karma July 23, 2013 4:15:35 PM Ok thanks guys i was getting worried due to the reviews i was looking at, i will take your advice Kareem and get the Fx-8320 instead since it is only £30 more! Reply to Sour Karma KareemGT July 23, 2013 4:30:14 PM Sour Karma said:Ok thanks guys i was getting worried due to the reviews i was looking at, i will take your advice Kareem and get the Fx-8320 instead since it is only £30 more! yup buddy it's worth that £30 . check the benchmarks http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=AMD+FX-8320+Eig... check the second benchmarks ( CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price ) it's the best CPU for the price . and it's on of the best CPU's in the market . ( under 250$ ) btw , select the best answer to close this thread if you get what you want . Reply to KareemGT Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumSolvedCore i5-4570 vs FX-8350 for next-gen games (consoles) Forum"Next gen" Console GPUs vs. Current PC GPUs ForumSolvedSince next-gen consoles have 8 cores, would an i5 struggle when those 8 core games come out on PC? ForumSolvedLooking to build a PC to compete with next-gen consoles. ForumThis set-up vs Next Gen Consoles ForumUpgrading pc to challenge next gen consoles ForumNext gen consoles and PC Gaming...same prediction? Probably! ForumBuilding a gaming PC that will match the next gen consoles on a budget, is it best to go all AMD ? ForumAre next gen consoles better than PC? ForumNext PC Upgrade when next gen consoles are released? ForumWould a ~$650 PC Beat Next-Gen Consoles? ForumPC gaming system after next-gen consoles come out. ForumShould I build a Gaming PC now even though next gen consoles are coming? ForumQuestions regarding "next gen" consoles & building a competing PC rig. ForumPC as good as next gen consoles More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !