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Old 06-30-2005, 12:13 PM   #1
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My pc will be for gaming and cost around 1000 dollars with shipping..and 360 will cost around 400 with Perfect Dark Zero and another launch game..maybe quake 4 if thats a launch..which should i get..im actaully leaning towards the 360 for some reason..
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Old 06-30-2005, 12:27 PM   #2
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I'd go with the computer.
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Old 06-30-2005, 12:41 PM   #3
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Computer! It can do a lot more than the 360. And then if you were really that bothered about the games that were only available on the 360, you could break them open, steal the code and change the format. But then if you were that desperate, it would be easier to buy both.

But don't let our advice make the decision for you: you're the one who has to deal with the choice you make.
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Old 06-30-2005, 01:25 PM   #4
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hmmm it depends. you can do so much more with pcs but xbox will be better if you just play console games. if you get a pc it will have to be pretty powerful to match the xboxs graphics
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Old 06-30-2005, 02:15 PM   #5
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PC's can do more things and can always be upgraded. And Xbox graphics may be good but will always be behind PC's
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Old 06-30-2005, 02:26 PM   #6
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I would definately go with a PC, the PC can be upgraded, xbox360 usually can/is not.

I would get the PC first, then if you still want the xbox360, wait till the prices go down and buy it.
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Old 06-30-2005, 02:33 PM   #7
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i am happy with my PC so i would say none
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Old 06-30-2005, 03:48 PM   #8
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I would probably go for a new PC to be honest.
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Old 06-30-2005, 06:42 PM   #9
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New PC! However, this is a computer forum. Go to a console forum, And I bet the majority will say 360
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Old 06-30-2005, 07:42 PM   #10
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I would get a Xbox 360, because I already have a computer that is pretty nice and won't need any major upgrades for a pretty long time. That and so I can be the minority
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Old 06-30-2005, 08:14 PM   #11
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Default computer...

Main reason is computers can be upgraded whereas a game console is what you see is what you get. In 2 years or less as fast as the technology is moving that little box you love so much will be obsolete. As for a computer, a motherboard swap or a cpu upgrade and you're back in the driver's seat.
I think it would be great if a game console maker would provide for upgrades of console hardware and firmware that can be done for a reasonable cost or by the end user. And the mod chip is not an upgrade in my book, it's a hack...
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Old 06-30-2005, 09:36 PM   #12
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get a ps3 not xbox ps3 is alot more powerful and better dont waste more money on microsoft
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Yea. I never did like the xbox.
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Old 06-30-2005, 10:07 PM   #14
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they never were designed for compactibility
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Old 07-01-2005, 12:08 AM   #15
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I also say go for the pc... because they can do so much more, and you'll be happy that you did it. then that way if you have more money later and you still want the xbox, you should buy it.... also if you do decide to go for the pc, a thing to consider is that longhorn is coming out in... november I think, and you'll want to make the decision to stick with xp or upgrade when you decide on system specs...
but go with the pc
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Old 07-01-2005, 12:18 AM   #16
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This is more of a question you should ask yourself, we don't know your personal life, or what you would rather do in spare time. And plus, PS3 will OWN the XBox360 with Blue-ray

http://www.g2-graphics.com/boner/PS3vsX360.html
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wow that's good info there... some good some bad but over all looks like the ps3 is gonna be a bit better than the xbox

hmmm this moves my original opinions a bit.... starting to lean back to the ps
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Old 07-01-2005, 12:37 AM   #18
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A lot of ppl are saying computers are better because you can upgrade them and the 360 you can't. well if your a cheap ass like me (not really because i'm getting both but...) then not having to upgrade is awsome. PC's are black holes that just keep sucking you money in,lol. where a consloe has years of play with no more money.
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Old 07-01-2005, 12:52 AM   #19
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Alot of people look at it, from the gaming stand point. Keyboard and mouse compared to a controller, I'd have to lean towards a controller.
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def the computer
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