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Old 12-24-2005, 01:55 AM   #11
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You never know what those videos really are. For all we know, they could be pre-rendered CG videos. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying they are, but I'm saying that you never know if that's what the PhysX really does.
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Old 12-24-2005, 01:58 AM   #12
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You never know what those videos really are. For all we know, they could be pre-rendered CG videos. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying they are, but I'm saying that you never know if that's what the PhysX really does.
That is true. But I trust that those videos are infact rendered using the PhysX PPU chip. It just doesn't make sense to demo a product that you didn't even use. I mean this is a new kind of PPU chip coming out, so I don't see a company potentially destroying its reputation before the product even debuts.
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Old 12-24-2005, 02:10 AM   #13
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Hey, you never know...some companies like to build up the hype. *COUGH* Sony *COUGH* Killzone PS3 E3 Demo *COUGH* Ahem...sorry about that. Yeah, back to what I was saying...some companies like to build up the hype so then they can build up a big enough "fan" base, although it's a somewhat good tactic, it's REALLY important that they deliver what they hype or they're screwed like some companies *COUGH* Sony *COUGH*

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Haha. Yeah well some major companies do it. I don't think a company that's hardly known would do that.
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Yeah, true. But you never know...
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Old 12-24-2005, 04:14 PM   #16
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Yeah, I've heard of them, in fact, the Nintendo Revolution is rumoured to have a PPU.

Although, that would make it really expensive (against Nintendo's policies) and so probably won't happen.

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ot if they have some form of contract with them the price would be very very low
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Old 12-24-2005, 05:50 PM   #18
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oh please its nintendo they'll put a mario sticker where the ppu was goign to go and same they have a ppu.

When do the ppu come out, im thinking of getting one, once i do i bit more research.
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Well it's rumored to come out in Spring of 06'. So not to long of a wait!
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i'll probably by one, unless i get a car in which case no more money goes towards my computer
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