Digital Foundry Microsoft Xbox Scorpio Reveal [2017: 04-06, 04-11, 04-15, 04-16]

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  1. mpg1

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    Maybe Microsoft have more confidence/expertise in hardware now?

    I mean look at the components. The build quality seems pretty good for a console...

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    I still like axial!! Foreverrrrrrrr ! :)
     
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    I can see it now ...

    In 2017 it all changed. A new revolution began. Console Wars: Fan Wars! Which side are you on? Axial or Blower?
     
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    I'm saying microsoft did a good job on cooling... Fuck me, right? :lol:
     
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    LOL
     
  6. Dave Baumann

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    New process, new baselines. Don't see how this is a given.
     
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    Late to the party. Sorry.

    My take is that it seems that MS used a relatively small amount of hardware/metal more than the PS4 Pro (10-20%?) while getting 40-50% more power. That seems like a nice win.

    I see this retailing at $399USD. I also see it as an extension of this generation rather than a new one.

    Random first thoughts.
     
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    In it at Day uno for $399
     
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    nailed it.

    I think tomorrow everyone is going to have clearer heads. Or at least by next week. I've been disappointed at my lack of guess work on this one ;) It's like the information was all there, but I couldn't piece it together.

    But the abundance of anchor bias is clear (across the web).
    More expectations and hope on using newer technology, and just outright dismissal of the performance possible with older technology. I think over time people will come around and with new information be interested in how MS accomplished this.
     
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    If it includes keyboard and mouse support by default in both the OS and games, then I'd get it for sure. Which means, I'm "probably definitely" [:)] not getting it.

    Still, I'm intrigued how this is going to go. I'm far FAR more intrigued with what MS are going to do after this. Whether they go with a rolling generation or they do a hard generation split.

    Damnit, RL stuff. Hard to focus when new interesting info (even if not complete) is released.

    Regards,
    SB
     
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  11. randgris

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    So...
    PS4 Pro is better with 4.2Tflops?
    Hahaha jesus...
     
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    No. You have reading comprehension problems.
     
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    I don't know why I found this so funny, but I nearly choked while drinking a soda reading that.
     
  14. RancidLunchmeat

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    Come on, Bad... some of those old school 454 big blocks can run circles around these 2.0 twin turbo 4 cylinders! That's clearly what he meant.

    Clearly.
     
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    Whose going to place some bets (Vegas has to have them, they let you bet on anything) that we'll see another RRoD situation with the tremendously overclocked SoC and the extremely unique and customized cooling solution?

    It'll either work fantastic... or, it won't. Odds?
     
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    I'll go on a limb and cover both bases and say 50/50...lol
     
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    More like mediocrity is back. The Scorpio has turned out to be pretty mundane.
     
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    They shouldn't have launched with less than 16GB, IMO. What is the use of a machine to produce 4K graphics if there is not enough memory for 4K resolution textures?
     
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    hmm IDK sounds like pr talk about the cpu. if they really wanted to impress they should have showed 2 impressive games running at 60fps that were running at 30fps on the xbox1.
     
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    30FPS in every single game (except VR of course) would be perfectly fine for me. I also have zero desire for 4K resolution. I want to see how far developers can push towards photorealism at 1080P and 30FPS.
     
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