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whicth is better ps3 or the x box 360?


i’m buying one and need to know whitch is better.

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  1. This is my cut and paste answer. The reason for that is because a tech info is a tech info, you can’t beat it (sources below).

    PS3 will win the console war, no doubt. Xbox 360 and Wii are so weak from technological point of view, that in couple of years they won’t be capable of dealing with serious graphics. GTA IV, for instance, isn’t even announced for Wii – this toy won’t be able to cope with the game’s requirements. Xbox 360 is getting GTA IV, however, the game is going to be released on several DVDs – Xbox 360 owners will have to interrupt gaming process and switch discs (Rockstar complained about this issue). Only PS3 will have it on single BD-DVD.

    Let’s compare PS3 and XBOX 360:

    A third of XBOX 360 (33%) are malfunctioning right from the start. PS3 return rate is only around 0.2%. Despite some people say, that new 360 has no breakdown issues – just visit Xbox section of Yahoo answers and see for yourself an amount of complaints.

    PS3 has 8 (7+1) kernels in Cell processor, Xbox 360 -only 3.

    PS3 uses advanced tech called Blu-Ray, one disc can store up to 54 gb (in the future – up to 200 gb), Xbox 360 – regular dual layer DVD-9 (8.5GB). It’s possible to get HD-DVD (max. – 30GB) for 360, but it’ll cost you around 180$, in this case Xbox is going to be MUCH more expensive, than PS3.

    Calculations per sec – PS3 – 51-billion-dot-product-operati. per second

    Xbox 360 – 33.6-billion-dot-product-opera. per second

    PS3 has full media support – USBs, built-in 4 slots card reader (except 20GB and 40GB versions), ability to use printer and so on.

    Xbox 360 has USBs and only 2 memory slots.

    PS3 supports up to 7 Bluetooth Controllers

    Xbox 360 – up to 4 Controllers

    PS3 – wi-fi included (except 20 gb version)

    Xbox 360 – wi-fi will cost you around 100 $

    Graphics are stronger in PS3, due to RSX chip, that was developed by Nvidia exclusively for PS3. RSX runs on 550 Mhz. It’s difficult to compare their graphics chips, because 360 has a video chip with totally different structure and operating memory is divided differently in both consoles. However, PS3 exclusives look better than 360’s exclusives.

    PS3 uses technology from AGEIA company. It does to physics of the game same thing GPU (videocard processor) does to graphics. This thing is on sale for PC(special card). The price is around 350$. There is no such thing in 360.

    Xbox 360 is widely known for so-called “red ring of death” problem – it gets overheated easily. My PS3 was running for more than 15 hours non-stop with no problems. Sometimes Xbox 360 becomes so overheated, that thermopaste on CPU melts, drips on motherboard and successfully shortcircuits it. That’s why in some countries people call Xbox 360 “Coffin 360”.

    Besides all of this, I’ve seen disassembled Xbox 360 – regular PC architecture – Billy Gates is an uninventive nerd (as usual).

    When I saw disassembled PS3 – it was a surprise – smart architecture, good cooling (don’t buy external PS3 coolers – they make everything worse – original system is good), etc.

    In 2008 PS3 will get more than 300 games, including Metal Gear Solid 4, The Agent and other great exclusives. Here is the good link to the future PS3 releases. [url is not allowed].

    PS3 online is free, Xbox 360 – you have to pay.

    There were reports, that 360 scratches discs. No reports on that in PS3.

    The funniest thing, that right now there are no games for PS3, that show full potential of the console. Biggest games weigh only 25 GB (Xbox 360 will need more than 3 discs even for those).

    On PS3 you can install other OS, such as Linux Yellow Dog, Ubuntu and others. Sony officially lets you do it. There is no such thing in 360.

    PS3 HDD can be replaced easily with any 2.5″ SATA 5400 RPM HDD (used in laptops). 250 GB will cost you around 170$. In 360 you have to buy exclusive HDD, where 20GB will cost you 100$.

    Sony expects PS3 to stay on the market for, at least, 7-10 years. Also Sony reduces price now. There is a cheaper 40GB version of PS3.

    Sony constantly upgrades PS3 software (free updates for OS) – you get new functions and improvements.

    PS3 controller (sixaxis) has a motion control – you move controller – game responds. Wii has it, Xbox 360 – doesn’t. PS3 is getting rumble controller (Dualshock 3) in 1st quarter 2008, Japan gets it in this November.

    On PS3 you can help sick people by running Folding Home project. Wii and Xbox 360 didn’t even think about it.

    New 40GB is 399$ or 399 euro (depends on the region) – it has no backwards compatibility with PS2 games, has 2 USBs instead of 4, no built-in card reader, but it’s the same PS3, strong, reliable, less noisy, different cooling system. The price is friendly.

    I didn’t mention Wii, because it’s so weak, no point to talk about it. Leave it for kindergarten and casual games.







    http://www.ps3fanboy.com and many other sources.

  2. Xbox 360 has a lot more big games. Halo, Call of Duty, Oblivion, The Orange Box, Gears of war etc. PS3’s games are all relatively short from what I hear.

  3. I wonder how many times this questions is asked a day.

    Better for what?

    Playing Blu-Ray movies- PS3

    For having a limited number of games- PS3

    For not having any rumble- PS3

    for taking out backwards compatibility- PS3

    For allowing you to turn on your PS3 from your PSP. the PS3 is good at this.

    If you want more games, better online play (pay for it), and hardware failure, then the xbox 360 does this “better”.

  4. omg ppl this question get asked alot ummm ps3 cuz the 360 has the red ring of death and if u want everything that the ps3 has with the 360 u will have to pay about 700 doallrs

  5. you are better off getting a ps3 because.

    – ps3 has a built-in blu-ray player

    -ps3 supports 1.3 HDMI which has rich colors and xbox supports 1.2 HDMI

    – ps3 has much more and better exclusives, most of them cant go to xbox 360 because it cant handle that many data(DVD- 8.5gb, blu-ray 50gb)

    – because of the blu-ray’s huge space, ps3 will have WAY better graphics than 360

    – online is free for ps3 not like 360

    – ps3 will have over 300 games released by this spring

    – you can browse the internet on ps3, no such thing for xbox 360

    – when developers get used to the system, the graphics will be WAY better than 360. should take them a year to get used to it

    – developers stated that they will start using ps3 as the lead platform and port ps3 games to xbox

    – playstation home is coming out this spring, its a virtual community where you can hang out with friends and customize your own apartment which xbox doesnt have(FREE)

    – ps3 is a true HD console. xbox 360 upscale games to 1080p and ps3 DISPLAY games up to 1080p

    – built in Wi-Fi

    – xbox 360: 33% hardware failure

    ps3:.2% hardware failure(see the decimal? less than 1%!)

    – ps3 has better back-comp except the 40gb

    – rumble returns in spring 2008

    – you can upgrade your harddrive without voiding warranties with any 2.5 HDD, which xbox cant because you have to buy a xbox HDD

    (they actually have the step by step on how to upgrade it on playstation.com)

    those are the ones that i know right off my mind but there are much more reason than this

    Now I want you to do me a favor, list all the reasons why xbox is better than ps3. I PROMISE you that nobody will get at least 5 reasons

    Prices as of today:

    ps3- 80gb: $499 with motorstorm

    40gb: $399 with spiderman 3 blu-ray

    xbox 360(premium)- $349

    (elite)- $449

    if you want the accessories that ps3 comes with, that would add up to over 700 dollars, so that means ps3 is actually cheaper

  6. The PS3 plays full 1080p hi-definition wheras the Xbox just upscales the image. The internet gaming is free for the PS3 so over 5 years that’s £200/$270 saved compared to Xbox live. If you like online play there’s Warhawk and Unreal Tournament 3 is coming out. Also the Playstation Network has Little Big Planet and Home coming to it.

    Blu-ray discs mean that more can be stored on PS3 games allowing them to be bigger. An Xbox DVD holds about 8GB but a single layer Blu-ray disc holds 25GB and a dual layer holds 50GB yet a 360 game costs the same as a PS3 game. Grand Theft Auto 4 may have to be put on multiple discs for the 360 because they’re smaller and you might not like having to get up to change the disc. The PS3 is a very cheap Blu-ray player while you have to buy a £120/$200 add-on to play HD-DVD movies.

    The PS3 has been out a year less than the 360 and it’s graphics are already equalling or bettering those on the 360. As the developers become better at developing games for the PS3 the gap will only widen. As far as games go most of the better games for the Xbox are either multi-platform or going to come out for the PC at some point like Gears of War and Halo 1 & 2 already have. The PS3 has Uncharted, Killzone 2, Haze, MGS4, Final Fantasy XIII, Ratchet and Clank, and God of War 3 as well as the multi-platform titles like Call of Duty 4. Finally the PS3 has much better hardware than the Xbox which has massive 30% failure rate.

    The Xbox’s strengths are that it’s cheaper (but I don’t think it is in the long run) and Xbox live is probably better (but you have to pay).

    The original Xbox only had a lifespan of 4 years and with the 360’s problems it may only last another 2-3. The PS2 had a lifespan of 6 years and the PS3 is planned to last 7-10 years. All PS3 controllers are rechargeable, you just connect them to the USB port to charge, but you have to buy a rechargeable battery pack if you don’t want to use AA batteries for the 360 pad. The PS3 is the most value for money as all models have a hard drive, a HDMI port, and Wi-fi built in but for the 360 you have to pay more in some way or another for these features.

    I think your personal preference for the games on each system should be what you base your decision on but I’d go for a PS3.

  7. I have both. The xbox 360 is the better buy in my opinion. There are more games, and it’s not as expensive.

  8. Basically everything Neil says its all spot on.

    check out the trailer for Uncharted, PS3 just upped the anti.

    You find a xbox game looking as good as that yet its only used 30% of what the PS3 is capable of

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