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PC build equivalent to an Xbox 360 or PS3

I know both consoles have their own exclusive parts but, what modern parts are equivalent to a PC. How much RAM? What processor? What GPU? I am just trying to learn this just out of curiosity and how much consoles are actually worth. Thank you, I know this is probably a though question.
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  1. 360:
    Processor: 3.2Ghz Tri-core PowerPC (Not sure why they took a PowerPC processor...)
    RAM: 512Mb GDDR3 @ 700Mhz
    GPU: ATI Xenos (Which is the equivalent of a ATI Radeon 1800XT-ish, maybe a little more powerful but not hugely)

    PS3:
    Processor: 3.2Ghz x8 Cell Processor (technically x7 since one of them is only used in case another fails. Also there is and won't be a PC equivalent for a little while.)
    RAM: 256Mb GDDR3 @ 700Mhz + 256Mb "XDR" @3.2Ghz (Search up what the XDR Ram is because I don't really understand it myself.)
    GPU: Nvidia RSX (Which is the equivalent to an Nvidia 7800GTX.)
    Pretty bad if you know a lot about pcs. But take into thought that they have no formal operating system and have no background program's running.
  2. A low end cpu , 4 gig of RAM , and a Radeon 7770 demolish a console for image quality

    The consoles are several years old now
  3. I know, there has never been a better time to be a PC gamer. Console gaming is turning to absolute crap.
  4. EasyTransfer said:
    360:
    Processor: 3.2Ghz Tri-core PowerPC (Not sure why they took a PowerPC processor...)
    RAM: 512Mb GDDR3 @ 700Mhz
    GPU: ATI Xenos (Which is the equivalent of a ATI Radeon 1800XT-ish, maybe a little more powerful but not hugely)

    PS3:
    Processor: 3.2Ghz x8 Cell Processor (technically x7 since one of them is only used in case another fails. Also there is and won't be a PC equivalent for a little while.)
    RAM: 256Mb GDDR3 @ 700Mhz + 256Mb "XDR" @3.2Ghz (Search up what the XDR Ram is because I don't really understand it myself.)
    GPU: Nvidia RSX (Which is the equivalent to an Nvidia 7800GTX.)
    Pretty bad if you know a lot about pcs. But take into thought that they have no formal operating system and have no background program's running.



    I agree, console gaming is crap. Honestly, there has never been a better time to build yourself a PC. Especially with the new consoles coming out this year. They are going to be very overpriced. You can build an awesome budget build for $500 nowadays!
  5. Don't understand why people still game on consoles now-a-days, just don't find anything benefiting people who play on consoles. And what is greater than playing the games you love on something that you built yourself.
  6. And with Steam the games are a lot cheaper too!
  7. kassuba39 said:
    I know, there has never been a better time to be a PC gamer. Console gaming is turning to absolute crap.


    The PC in your signature is better than PS3 and XBOX 360. Trouble is you will need to play on a low resolution to compare them. I think 720p is the max those consoles will do and some games like BF3 are 480i in zoom.

    If you got something like a 7770 you would demolish a console and be able to max out games at 720p, and play medium settings at 1080p comfortably.
  8. stickg1 said:
    The PC in your signature is better than PS3 and XBOX 360. Trouble is you will need to play on a low resolution to compare them. I think 720p is the max those consoles will do and some games like BF3 are 480i in zoom.

    If you got something like a 7770 you would demolish a console and be able to max out games at 720p, and play medium settings at 1080p comfortably.


    I know my video card is weak. I am planning on upgrading soon. I have a few cards in mind.
  9. EasyTransfer said:
    360:
    Processor: 3.2Ghz Tri-core PowerPC (Not sure why they took a PowerPC processor...)
    RAM: 512Mb GDDR3 @ 700Mhz
    GPU: ATI Xenos (Which is the equivalent of a ATI Radeon 1800XT-ish, maybe a little more powerful but not hugely)

    PS3:
    Processor: 3.2Ghz x8 Cell Processor (technically x7 since one of them is only used in case another fails. Also there is and won't be a PC equivalent for a little while.)
    RAM: 256Mb GDDR3 @ 700Mhz + 256Mb "XDR" @3.2Ghz (Search up what the XDR Ram is because I don't really understand it myself.)
    GPU: Nvidia RSX (Which is the equivalent to an Nvidia 7800GTX.)
    Pretty bad if you know a lot about pcs. But take into thought that they have no formal operating system and have no background program's running.


    you copied that from http://www.giantbomb.com/pc/3045-94/forums/pc-hardware-equivalent-to-a-360-or-ps3-275517/
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